Summer, Time for the Rolling Stones

Looks the same but doesn't sound the same!

In the past five years or so, as the landscape of the music business has changed, it has been interesting to see how classic artists like the Rolling Stones have responded to the new environment. The way people buy, consume and tell their friends about music has […]

Is Blue Note Selling Cookies?

Duane Reade's "Blue Note" Cookies

As traditional record companies continue to pave new revenue roads, they are creating “360 deals” where every aspect of an artist’s creative life is commissioned in some way. Naturally, we enjoy deluxe cds with previously neglected intellectual property, such as unused photos or bsides/outtakes/demos. Look for my review of the […]