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Frank Gutch Jr: Who’s Making Up the Rules, Marc Cohn at the Aladdin Theater in Portland Oregon, and Whatever the Hell Else I Want To Write About…..

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 30, 2013 by segarini

FrankJr2I’m tired.  I mention this at the outset because this inevitably is going to turn in to one of those stream-of-consciousness tirades in which logic does not play a part.  But I don’t care.  I need to get something off my chest and I don’t care if you stop reading right now, but the stench of what is wrong with the music business has me gasping for air and there is little oxygen available.  But before I start…..

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Frank Gutch Jr: I Come Down Off the Fence Regarding Music Subscriptions, Linn Brown— Beyond the Musical Pale, Reminder About Research Turtles’ Free Downloads, and Notes…..

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 24, 2012 by segarini

How long ago was it that Spotify tossed their hat into the ring on this now contentious music subscription battle?  A little over a year?  And did I not hold off judgment during that time, awaiting results?  I know!  Wottaguy, huh?  Well, I fell off of the fence the past couple of weeks and landed in a mosh pit full of musicians, most not too happy with the cake that the music industry’s Marie Antoinettes been offering.  A  slice of cake so thin you can see through it.

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