EMI Records Australia Has a Music Blog

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

No it’s not an April Fools Day joke as that was yesterday in Australia. In the Moose inbox this morning was a nice note from Mark Poston, Country Chairman of EMI Records Australasia in which he notes – “At EMI Music Australia we’ve taken the plunge in what is a global first for a major [...]

Muxtape vs the RIAA, the takedown – Justin’s story

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Music lovers, unite! I have long felt that music sites like Pampelmoose and other MP3 blogs are the new radio. I argued as much in an essay for the IFPI site after receiving a takedown notice of my own. Justin, the man behind Muxtape has written a passionate and intelligent post explaining his love of [...]

Thievery Corporation, a strange iLike video

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Thievery Corporation on iLike – Get Sidebar I’m looking forward to the new Thievery Corporation album and it’s nice of the guys to post a video introduction to each song on the new album…problem is, there are no songs. Check it out, it’s so existential…… The guys seem to have clamped down on the availability [...]

Amazon launches SoundUnwound, a new music site

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

I’m not certain that the world needs a new music site but this one looks interesting as it is user-driven. Amazon and IMDb have teamed up to bring us SoundUnwound. A quick search of ‘Gang of Four’ brings perfunctory results but here’s where the tail can wag the dog – if I become a member [...]

howard wolfson, music, politics and the moose

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

In one of those random and yet surgically precise ways I electronically met Howard Wolfson yesterday. Wolfson was Communications Director for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and is currently continuing his career as a political commentator for Fox News. He also runs a music blog, Gotham Acme, that I learned about by reading an article [...]