Can Of Worms: Six Reasons Why Recorded Music Should Be Free – According To Grooveshark

Grooveshark CEO Sam Tarantino defended the approach of the company he dropped out of college to co-found at age 19 in 2006 with his friend Josh Greenburg for nearly an hour, before he took a train to catch a plane. Below are the six main reasons he thinks recorded music wants to be free, just… Read More Can Of Worms: Six Reasons Why Recorded Music Should Be Free – According To Grooveshark

John Cleese on the 5 Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

‘Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.’ Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, John Cleese offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural… Read More John Cleese on the 5 Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

The Importance of Album Art in the Digital Age

As we all increasingly download our music rather than browsing through the shelves of our local record shop, album artwork is less important. Or is it? There is evidence to suggest that musicians and audiences are still interested in imagery surrounding music. via musicthinktank.com That’s one thing I miss these days… Really cool album artwork.… Read More The Importance of Album Art in the Digital Age

Just Announced Google Hangouts ‘On Air’ Creates New Opportunities For Musicians – hypebot

During the Social TV Summit in San Francisco Tuesday, Google Engineering Director Chee Chew tipped a major expansion of Google Hangouts that will open up many new opportunities for artists to interact directly with their fans. via hypebot.com AWESOME! I love Google+ and this latest development of their “hangout” function make G+ an even more… Read More Just Announced Google Hangouts ‘On Air’ Creates New Opportunities For Musicians – hypebot