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
Our robot friends move into the acoustic version too.Read More
It’s not like people want the (literal) tons of old editions of these records on vinyl.Read More
Folky songwriter guitar rock that’s excessively fond of Neil Young and knows it.Read More
A detailed examination of why music industry Blockchain (capital B) dreams are not going to work out.Read More
Ongoing sagas that remain perennial bad pennies of stupid.Read More
Ignoring the previous National 8-Track Day, of course.Read More
Patti Smith is giving up long haul touring on medical advice. But at Festival Hall last night, which she called a “shitty little club” for all the right reasons, Smith looked anything but frail.Read More
You need to see the ideas for music software interfaces.Read More
Perth ’80s industrial synthpop duo, who have returned with an album at last.Read More