Where we leave art for tart

I just posted this massively off-topic rant on a mailing list I’m on. It’s a variation on something I’ve been banging on about for ages; the deification of celebrity. I doubt it’ll be the last time you hear from me on this topic.

My Precious…

In other music news: “Things get damaged, things get broken…” It may not have escaped your notice that the new Depeche Mode single ‘Precious’ has been leaked onto the net months earlier than planned and, despite likely being a rough edit, it sees the band somewhat back on form. A fusion of Broken Frame &… Continue reading My Precious…

Special Offer

Press Release Relief The Officially Unnofficial THROBBING GRISTLE DVD(recording session paperdoll stick puppet recreation) Following serious email interest from a couple of people since my post on the grief list on the subject I should elaborate on my TGDVD recording session stick-puppet theatre video offer: This video will feature the FULL TGDVD session as it… Continue reading Special Offer

Special Offer

Officially Unnofficial Throbbing Gristle DVD recording session stick puppet recreation. Following serious email interest from a couple of people since my post on the grief list on the subject I should elaborate on my TGDVD recording session stick-puppet theatre video offer: This video will feature the FULL TGDVD session as it appears on the bootleg… Continue reading Special Offer

Music Online

In this modern era there is much talk of making music available online without the shackles of the physical media. However this has posed problems: No money being made. Making money from it… oh yes, that’s all they are interested in these so-called ‘Artists’. Well yes… because for some of them It’s that or back… Continue reading Music Online

Kazaa whines about copyright theft… no seriously.

[Kazaa pull DMCA over copyright infringement violation] – Seriously. Not a joke. I found this looking for Kazaa Lite on google. All links to the various Kazaa lite (Unnoficial free Kazaa alternative with all the dodgy spyware and ad crap removed) have been deleted from Google. Apparenlty the Kazaa people who have helped to violate… Continue reading Kazaa whines about copyright theft… no seriously.

…in the not too distant future…

BREAKING NEWS: MUSIC POLICE MAKE MAJOR RAID by Our Legal Entertainment Correspondent, Frampton Bulbous-Fish Yesterday the music police confirmed that they had made a major bust on a warehouse outside the city where they found thousands of illegal CDs featuring bootleg artists. Seven people were arrested at the warehouse and another five at a simultaneous… Continue reading …in the not too distant future…

RIAA observations

Just read an interesting observation at the BBC on the whole RIAA,suing file sharers debacle. [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/3092714.stm] Sony, one of the big five who are behind the RIAA in their crusade against the illegal sharing of mp3s actually make, sell and market mp3 players… what are you suppose to play on them? Yer legal downloads from… Continue reading RIAA observations