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Re: F*** the Music Recording Industry

it's a sad but true speech. she does seem to neglect that if the band  
wrote their own songs, they'd have made another $2million.... it  
doesn't really change the nature of the industry however...

On Apr 24, 2006, at 7:29 AM, Per Boysen wrote:

> On 24 apr 2006, at 11.55, loop.pool wrote:
>> This is an unedited transcript of a <sic> speech to the Digital
>> Hollywood online entertainment conference, given in New York on  
>> May 16.
> Yes, it was a great speech. The conference was held in year 2000.  
> Here's the originally published text:
> http://archive.salon.com/tech/feature/2000/06/14/love/print.html
> Interested can also read the related article "The Problem With  
> Music" by Steve Albini:
> http://www.arancidamoeba.com/mrr/problemwithmusic.html
> Personally I more or less quit "doing the corporate rock thing" as  
> a major label singed artist in 1997, to focus on making music for  
> pleasure. I wrote some books in Swedish on the matter and when the  
> above two articles came around I was more than delighted. They kind  
> of justified my critical view and also helped me getting more gigs  
> as a speaker, seminar panel moderator etc, thus providing food on  
> my table ;-)
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
> www.looproom.com (international)
> http://tinyurl.com/fauvm (podcast)

ric hordinski