Monday, June 11 2012
Some music labels aim to score the next flavor of the week; others, like Saustex in Texas, buckle down and see seminal and compelling backyard styles.
Thursday, October 27 2011
The arts have always suffered and survived in times of economic depression. Amanda Palmer has forged a career that has not only weathered the recession, but rejects the received wisdom of the music industry. Is she an exception to the rule, or an example other artists should follow?
Monday, September 12 2011
The band may not have completely revolutionized the music industry, but they have crafted an incredibly joyous, infectious listen -- the perfect summer album.
Sunday, August 30 2009
The media is too preoccupied with the funeral arrangements of the mainstream music industry to celebrate the life that is happening elsewhere.
Thursday, August 20 2009
The independent record store lives another day. But how long can the vinyl lifeline continue to keep them afloat?
Sunday, August 16 2009
The words of people like DJ Lazy K, a grateful and hardworking mixtape creator, illustrate how well underground hip-hop is doing, if the RIAA would just leave them alone.
Monday, July 27 2009
Eventually, Mixerman gives a name to the big-name producer in question: Willy Show.
Friday, July 18 2008
"Let no one imagine that in owning a recording he has the music." -- John Cage