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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 […]

Art

Desperate Man Blues

Pitchfork TV has a quick trailer about Desperate Man Blues.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, it’s a documentary about Joe Bussard, one of the most prolific record collectors in recent memory. This guy collected 25,000 records, mainly blues, folk and gospel.  In fact, he ran a record label that tried to reissue many […]

Geek

OiNK Users arrested

In case you haven’t heard, OiNK was an “invite only” file sharing service that got to be pretty huge.  For many, this was the dream situation.  A closed network of users sharing high quality music.   These were mainly people who cared greatly about music,  and shared all kinds of rare and obscure bands. But, when […]

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