Archive for the ‘music’ Category

$a is killing $b — and it’s $c

Dienstag, Mai 5th, 2009

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 DRM is killing music.

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 Home cooking is killing the restaurant industry — and it’s tasty.

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Home fucking is killing prostitution.

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Home sewing is killing fashion — and it’s illegal.

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Home taping is killing the music industry — and it’s fun.

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The Pirate Bay

Got me thinking…

No wonder that those who made it up in the first place are afraid of our nastily technological future.

Follow-up: Last.fm sucks… money

Samstag, April 25th, 2009

It’s not a new information (March 30), but anyway I am happy to claim that users‘ reaction to Last.fm’s plans to charge fees in most countries (they obviously don’t make enough money in), seemed to have had an impact on their conviction in their own decision.

Anyway, I am out of there — grooveshark does it for me at the moment, and actually chatting (I mean the physical thing!) with the colleagues isn’t too bad compared to permanent headphone isolation, either.

Last.fm sucks… money

Montag, März 30th, 2009

As to the recent change in Last.fm’s policy I quit my membership today. Only giving to them (be means of scrobbeling up my taste) without getting anything back (music) I don’t really see the point in using their service anymore.

Showing a bloody counter how many times a track on the HDD was listened to, knew the infamous M$ MediaPlayer already back in the 90s…