Would you be willing to pay $600 a year for an online music service?

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Last Thursday in my Digital Strategy class at the University of Oregon, the students and me spent a few hours trying to upend assumptions and clichés in different business models. Following some of the ideas in Luke Williams’ book, Disrupt, we took the first steps in crafting a disruptive hypotheses by looking at disruptive marketing [...]

Musicians And Social Media – Holcombe Waller and Ume

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

I recently posted to this blog, an interview I did with SXSW Magazine – SXSWorld which resulted in a very interesting comments thread, wherein I was called out by a couple of people over what they perceived as a lack of new ideas from me regarding musicians and their utilization of the web. I don’t [...]

are blogs the heirs to music magazines and radio stations? yes

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

The think tank at Nemo Design A couple of weeks ago I received an email from the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI). They asked me to remove a music file (MP3) of ‘Silence’ a track from Portishead. Under the rules of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the IFPI has every right to ask [...]