The End of The Music Album as The Organizing Principle

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

It doesn’t seem that long ago since Radiohead did what was once unimaginable – release an album without being signed to a major record company. On the long march to digital ubiquity as the means of music delivery Radiohead avoided the tar pit that seems to be major label thinking and came out clear winners. [...]

Pampelmoose New Music Hour on Portland’s 94.7FM 11-13-08

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Camille. Pic Banu Cennetoglu More new music from the second of last week’s Pampelmoose edition of the New Music Hour on Portland’s 94.7FM. I’m on 94.7FM with resident DJ Squid every Tuesday and Thursday at 8PM. This is the show from Thursday November 13th. For more local and Northwest music you can also tune in [...]

TopSpin’s Ian C Rogers – Keynote Speech at Grammy MusicTech 08

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Another road trip, another conference and another panel. I’ve just returned from 2 days in Seattle after attending the Grammy MusicTech 08 Conference where I spoke on the Multi-Platform Branding panel [more on this later.] This year’s keynote address was given by Ian C Rogers former VP of Music at Yahoo! and currently CEO of [...]

Byrne and Eno Album Out Today in Digital Format

Monday, August 18th, 2008

The new album from Byrne & Eno, ‘Everything That Happens Will Happen Today’ is available from the duos web site today. It is offered in the now common mix of digital or as the web site says “Today (Monday here in NYC) the rest of the album Everything That Happens Will Happen Today is available [...]