So… here’s my muxtape.
“Absolute genious. Compiled from the phishook forums. Let\'s see how many you can figure out.”
Do all of this in 10 minutes:
“1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The first article title on the page is the name of your band.
2. http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 The last four words of the very last quote is the title of your album.
3. http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days/ The third picture, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.
4. Tag it on flickr “CD Cover Meme”“
“First of all, my disclaimer. Music is quite a personal thing. Everyone has their own favorites, what music helps them get through their workload. This article aims to contribute to your choices to possibly improve productivity through your music choices.”
“Search for music by singing or humming part of a song. All you need is a microphone.”
“This is the challenge: record an album in 28 days, just because you can. That\'s 10 songs or 35 minutes of original material recorded during the month of February. Go aheadâ€¦ put it to tape. It\'s a little like National Novel Writing Month, (NaNoWriMo.org) where writers challenge each other to write 1,700 words a day for 30 days…”
“Critical Metrics takes a common-sense approach to recommendations: Critical Metrics measures critical mass. How do we do that? By tracking every rave review we can find! Our launch application is music. Dozens of highly recommended singles appear every dayâ€”Critical Metrics makes it effortless to find them, try them, and to buy your favorites. Critical Metrics aims to be the most precise critical resource anywhere, and we think our results speak for themselves.” (Thanks Magnetbox!)
“The era of the blockbuster is so over. The niche is now king, and the entertainment industry — from music to movies to TV — will never be the same.”
“Jazz has remained a very accessible art form partly because fans are educated by their own music collections. Albums employed text, photographs and graphic design to illustrate how a network of artists created a musical language together. Without the physical album, online music stores will play a much larger role in teaching new listeners about jazz. While institutions, educators and preservationists will soon face the same challenges, music stores will be the first to use digital interfaces to educate the listening public about jazz.”