Tag: mp3.

Awareness Music

Update On Blogger’s Removal of Music Blogs

Yesterday, we posted that Blogger had rather surreptitiously shut down several popular music blogs.  Today, Pitchfork is reporting that Blogger has issued a statement in its defence.  In the statement, the Google-owned service explains its policy for enforcing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the controversial American copyright law), noting that when it receives multiple DMCA complaints about the […]

Awareness Music

Blogger Takes On Popular Music Blogs

Earlier today, Pitchfork reported that Blogger, the venerable Google-owned blogging service, has shut down several music blogs, including Pop Tarts Suck Toasted, I Rock Cleveland, Living Ears and It’s a Rap (none of which I have admittedly ever visited).  Apparently, the free music offered on the blogs violated Blogger’s terms of services.  As of about 11 […]

Music

Enormous mp3 collection

4080Records, thanks to some wonderful contributors, has been shown a website that will blow your entire mind. Some enterprising fellow has been digitizing all his old LP’s.  Travesty, you say?  Sure, until you realise he’s been carefully categorizing and labeling them and putting them online as downloadable mp3s. Aptly titled “My collection of 78 rpm […]

Featured Politics

Conservatives to the Future: F*ck You

Last Friday, Canada’s governing Conservative party introduced Bill C-61, an Act to amend the Copyright Act. According to a news release from Industry Canada, the bill “balances the interests of Canadians who use digital technology and those who create content … it’s a win-win approach.” Josée Verner, the Minister of Canadian Heritage added, “Canadians are known […]

Quick

Are mixtapes piracy?

This post from CityPages takes a pretty funny look at the arguments record companies use to justify their war on piracy.  In fact, it goes back over the same arguments they used to make about how home tapers were ripping off the music industry and would essentially cause the same downfall the doomsayers are claiming […]

Music

Nine Inch Nails release FREE album

Taking a page out of the Radiohead playbook and improving on it, Nine Inch Nails superstar Trent Reznor has decided to release the newest album for free on the web. Not backwards, not low quality, not snippets. The. Full. Album. There are multiple versions to choose from. The audiophiles among you may actually choose to […]

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