D&G have had to pull an ad which seems to portray a man raping a woman while his mates look on.
Well… That’s what the media are saying.
1. There’s no point to it.
World of Warcraft and other online games and spaces have a point – make friends, complete quests, shoot people, etc. Second Life is like when you were 14, hanging around outside Doncaster Shoppingtown with no money, window shopping. Without Linden Dollars, you ain’t shit.
For many, many years we have admired U2’s business practices. This band has succeeded in not only writing and recording multi-million selling albums and lucrative world tours, but their ability to create corporate structures which allow them stable and quality income streams which can even out the rollercoaster ride which
The past few weeks have been somewhat tumultuous in the music industry, with the departure of two of the music industry’s best regarded executives, David Munns and Alain Levy from EMI and the closure of Sir Richard Branson’s V2 record label in the USA (home of the White Stripes,
JJJ thought they’d “do a MySpace” and exclusively promote a Jet concert on the banks of the Yarra at the last minute. The concert was held this afternoon, Jet literally played on the Yarra, on a floating barge, in the Sunday afternoon sun, with the Melbourne skyline as a backdrop.
Steve Jobs, guru extraordinaire of Apple Computer, has published a very interesting essay on the Apple website entitled “Thoughts on Music”.
It describes how he has always only ever wanted DRM-free music, however the record companies have forced his hand and made him adopt a DRM system which locks people
I was reading one of Russell Davies’ excellent blog posts when I found this great, great thought.
When I was back doing A&R and some band would present some cool demo, great songs, good style, etc, the