The Friday Remix (The “Slow Motion Death Of The Music Business” Edition)
The music business is nothing but the drug business. It is being run by a bunch of fuckups. So an industry that can’t sell CDs, and can’t get people to go to concerts, are now going to try to pull artsts from where audiences actually are? Jeez! The music business is dead. Somebody just forgot to tell Morris.
It’s obviously a threat to get a peice of the social media business without the majors having to do any of the work. The sad part is that they could have owned social media by working with the original Napster. Instead they acted as if they were the mafia. And ended up destroying themselves. These people belong on street corners not in boardrooms.
Yahoo Sports breaks a big story.
In smarter music circles people have been talking about the launch of SpiralFrog. The company recently announced a deal with Universal Music that will permit consumers to legally download music tracks for free from SpiralFrog’s advertising-supported website. Universal gets a cut of the ad-revenue.Here’s an interview with the CEO.
We’ll be running our video from New Orleans on Monday. The state also just secured a $200 million dollar movie deal.
Busy Saturday? Amanda’s inviting you to her party.
I have one NFL pick for this week. The Giants will upset Philadelphia.
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