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Some truly weird concepts from various music artists courtesy of Wired
Global revenues from streamed and full track download mobile music will reach USD 5.5 billion by 2013, up from USD 2.5 billion in 2009 according to Juniper Research.
Source: Juniper Research
"Create The Definitive Warp Album. Vote for your favourite ever Warp tracks. Your top 10 (by different artists) will combine with our top 10 to make a historic album for release this Autumn. Leave personal messages and memories and the best will be printed in the album art.
We Are Reasonable People.
At first I thought it was a spoof in a classic Chris Morris kind of way, but then I realised there are just too many good bits for it to be fake.
This is totally genuine.
The Blackout crew have 4million hits on YouTube with ‘Put a Donk On It':
Newham Generals feat. Dizzee Rascal – Violence:
It’s affronting, cheap, sexist and refines the lowest common denominator…It’s totally Donk…
Twenty-five years ago the route to musical success was fairly well defined: practice in someone’s bedroom, do some local gigs, record a demo in a local studio, send the demos on cassette to major, London-based record labels and hope they picked you up.
It rarely worked, but it’s what pretty much everyone did – when it did work, the band had invariably added the two extra steps of having their demo pressed onto vinyl and had got it reviewed by The NME, but we were never clever enough to realise that at the time. Obviously, everything has changed these days, and I’ve spent some time trying to work out exactly how to go about making and promoting music in this modern climate of disruptive technology.
The best info on the subject I’ve found has been Andrew Dubber’s blog new music strategies and I can’t recommend it enough for anyone who’s starting out or who wants to learn from someone with alot to give.