- For $299 I’ll Sell You 100,000 Plays On Spotify Or For $97 You Can Buy A Bot To Do It Yourself. Of course, there are a number of hazards with this approach, e.g., getting your album kicked off Spotify forever. They claimed it was just overenthusiastic fans. They’re not bad, they’re just programmed that way.
- John Cale plays The Velvet Underground & Nico in New York. Includes a clip from Cale on US TV game show I’ve Got A Secret in 1963.
- The latest musical blockchain hype: buy rights to a Drake song on the blockchain! The company, Vezt, bought a percentage of the revenue stream from one song, and are parceling that out to crypto suckers who buy tokens in their ICO. It’s unclear the degree to which Drake even knows about this.
Me: *makes you listen to some shitty 60s singer-songwriter music* You know who this singer is? It’s Charles Manson. Pretty cool, huh?
— Pixelated “Pixelated Boat” Boat (@pixelatedboat) November 16, 2017