Archive for Record Label 2.0

The music landscape has changed drastically over the past two decade. It’s so intertwined with technology that it deserves a new label (pun intended). We refer to it as Record Label 2.0. Virtual mixing and mastering services like CrazyEye Music Services, music distribution through Amazon, iTunes or on flash drives, online recording collaboration and much more can be found in here.

  • May 31, 2009
  • By Kevin English
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Cheasleauen – “Off The Glass”

An old friend of a friend first introduced me to this new artist a few weeks back. I was immediately struck by her wittiness and marketablilty and decided to expore her work in more depth. What I found was a cross between Lil’ Kim and Lil’ Wayne without the punchlines that have become so cliche. […]

  • May 30, 2009
  • By Kevin English
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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Spread Your Love”

I was introduced to this band by a good friend at the local watering hole last night. Although they have been around forever and I pride myself on enjoying all types of music, I had never heard of them before until now. That is the beauty of music, you can always find something new, […]

  • May 27, 2009
  • By Kevin English
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7 Days to a Productive Career in the Music Business

Day after day we tell ourselves that tomorrow we will take the next step to reaching our goals. We continuously pace back in forth in our mind, juggling tasks, making promises; encouraging ourselves to progress. Yet and still, we look back year after year only to discover that what have achieved is nothing much to […]

  • May 26, 2009
  • By Kevin English
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Born on This Day: Miles Davis – “So What”

Born: May 26, 1926 | Died: September 28, 1991

Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was […]

  • May 22, 2009
  • By Kevin English
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A Big, Fat Happy Birthday to the Greats

Fats Waller left a remarkable stamp on the history of Jazz but also in the hearts of more than a few admirers. More than sixty years after he left this earth, his style, joy in life and exuberance continues to pull us away from our worries and remind us that good humor is still powerful […]

New flat flexible speakers

New speaker development from Wareick Audio Technologies...


A groundbreaking new loudspeaker, less than 0.25mm thick, has been developed by University of Warwick engineers, it's flat, flexible, could be hung on a wall like a picture, and its particular method of sound generation could make public announcements in places like passenger terminals clearer, crisper, and easier to hear.

Lightweight and inexpensive to manufacture, the speakers are slim and flexible: they could be concealed inside ceiling tiles or car interiors, or printed with a design and hung on the wall like a picture.

Pioneered by University of Warwick spin-out company, Warwick Audio Technologies'  the 'Flat, Flexible Loudspeaker' (FFL) is ideal for public spaces where it delivers planar directional sound waves, which project further than sound from conventional speakers.

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Video: Trent Reznor’s insights into the future of music as a business

From VentureBeat.com

Trent Reznor, frontman of the rock band Nine Inch Nails, has long been one of the most outspoken critics of the record industry’s ways. He’s now continuing to make music outside of that system. But he can do that because he became hugely popular within that system first, something which has also been true for acts like Radiohead. But Reznor has some very interesting thoughts about the future of music as a business for all artists.

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