- Why did Boney M make a song about Rasputin, and how did they end up taking the melody from a Turkish folk song? “There is actually an answer to this question. Trouble is, it’s in a 2007 ethnomusicology book that hardly anyone’s read …”
- Do-it-yourself payola on Spotify, 2017 style! 10,000 streams for $200!
- The recording of Thriller by Michael Jackson.
- Another nice Tommy Keene tribute.
- Apologies for the lack of Rocknerd, I’ve been flat-out here with the blockchain blog making a small and increasing amount of money and turning into effectively a second job. Also I get to go on Russian television as a talking-head expert. My daughter came along to watch how a TV news spot is actually made and called me boring. Hmph.
in an unforeseen turn of events, it's is actually the anaconda who's got buns, hun pic.twitter.com/yFBxrFUYYx
— no (@tbhjuststop) December 3, 2017