Archive - Jan 25, 2009
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on January 25, 2009 - 16:56
Reading about the wrenching changes in the music industry always reminds me of comics. Not all of it is completely applicable to new ways to make a living making comics but I think a lot of it should inspire productive thinking. So I offer some links accumulated this month:
- Monty Python's new official Youtube channel increases DVD sales (okay this one isn't music but still...)
- Corey Smith goes from highschool teacher to 4.2 million-in-revenue-musician this year
- The band Umphrey McGee rewards fans for promoting album by adding extras to it as the pre-orders came in
- Musician Andy Singer finds new audience after he gives his music away and licenses under Creative Commons
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on January 25, 2009 - 16:35
TechDirt has a post on a band that got into Wikipedia on the strength of newspaper articles about the fact that the band was not notable enough to have an article in Wikipedia. Circular logic... GO!!!
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on January 25, 2009 - 16:31
Techdirt has a post up on HBO's efforts to scour the internets of footage of the Inaugural concert.Â There are more details on all things legal over at this Talking Points Memo post - which is the Inaugural committee owns the copyright and HBOÂ has a 6 month license to itÂ (an exclusive license IÂ suppose).