Today is all about the listening, now that I can listen to things again.Read More
Back in the MP3 mines, tunnelling through the tottering heaps of virtual promos.Read More
“It’s like giving somebody a glass of hell in ice water.”Read More
♪ How does it feel
When a new day has begun
When you’re drinking in the sunshine
Rocknerd is the one ♫
As usual, the comments on an article on why feminism is needed in the music industry demonstrate why feminism is needed in the music industry.Read More
If I can’t hear music, you can’t either. But that 7″ is amazingly pretty.Read More
More ongoing thrills.Read More
“For the rabbits!” Lennie shouted.
“For the rabbits,” George repeated.
Obviously I’m just jealous of the audiophiles.Read More
Why buy when you can trust other people’s computers? I’m sure services will never suddenly disappear or block paying customers.Read More
An audacious innovation in the “high-resolution audio” field: hi-res audio that does lossy compression. And the record companies love it.Read More
“It’s not a hard instrument, actually. People think synthesizers are difficult and mysterious, but in about a day you can understand how to use it. In about five years you can understand how not to as well.”Read More
A pretty chill selection on the joy of art. And some schadenfreude for Kim Dotcom.Read More
Licensing is hard. Why not use some bulk filler instead.
(sex, uh, sex uh, crime, cry cry cry cry crime, crime)Read More
Some telly to finish your day.Read More
There’s a lot of money in trying for a few hundred quid out of home Internet users. Well, sometimes.Read More
Remember eMusic? I was a happy customer back in the day.Read More
Most of what hits the Rocknerd inbox is industrial, prog, metal or industrial prog metal. I have no idea why.Read More
Bram Cohen, Kim Dotcom and David Gerard. Only blockchains bind them.Read More
Warner has signed a completely expected deal with YouTube, because they do great business with each other and fully wish to continue. The music industry is hilariously outraged that Warner did the obvious deal with a fantastic and essential publicity outlet.Read More
I’m sure Harry Styles will categorically deny that anyone from any of his teams paid anyone to do anything whatsoever toward this chart rigging effort. Any moment now.Read More
Vaporish synthpop, sci-fi concept EBM and punk rock heavy on the rock.Read More
I automatically staked out my life-long spot at stage right, leaning on the PA. I grabbed this spot in 1985 and shall not relinquish it.Read More
Eamonn Forde opines at The Quietus that the reports of the record industry’s rebirth are greatly exaggerated.
You’d almost think there’d been some sort of horrifying plummet in people’s financial circumstances.Read More
I am sceptical of the “data-driven approach” to cultural discovery. It reifies statistical artifacts, filter bubbles and faces seen in clouds.Read More
And Rocknerd’s wise words on Blockchain reaching a wider audience.Read More
A benefit compilation of indie pop delights.Read More