20 January 2007

Parallel Economies

The always brilliant Abstract Dynamics on the DJ Drama drama


In other words at least within the world of hip hop the mixtape industry has just about every component they need to replace the traditional music industry completely. If an artist can make as much or more money on the mixtape circuit why bother signing with a major label at all? Given how much more vital and exciting mixtape music is compared to the overproduced major label product it’d probably be a good thing … The recording industry has lost everything on the cultural and artist side of things, all they have left is the money and lawyers to bully the real competition; at the expense of just about everyone else out there no less.

18 January 2007


Verbotomy – the create-a-word game.

Nice, but the terms and conditions are kinda aggregoistic:

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18 January 2007



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