Posts Tagged ‘Music

How Rockers on World Tours Handle Exchange Rates

  Bet you never thought this was a problem… For example, now no one wants to be paid in Euros!   Link: Overweight in Metal, This Band Tries to Play Tunes in Forex – WSJ.com.

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Ennio Morricone documentary – Part 1 – YouTube

Here’s a great BBC documentary of one of the all-time best film music composers at work. Link: Ennio Morricone documentary – Part 1 – YouTube.

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Unpublished Beatles photos left in a drawer until this year

They’re in nice, bright Kodachrome color too! Photog looks like Austin Powers before he went into hibernation. There are 23 shots, article shows six. John Lennon plays dead in poignant unseen photo| Mail Online.

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Abbey Road Studios for sale

EMI is struggling as its acquiring parent got over-leveraged to buy the company in the first place.  It’s the same old acquisition story, benefitting no one but the financiers via fees. FT.com / Media – EMI’s long and winding road leads to Abbey Road sale sign.

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On gospel, Abba and the death of the record

Brian Eno has been behind more seminal British music than anyone else.   He has many fascinating insights. Take Steve Reich. He was an important composer for me with his early tape pieces and his way of having musicians play a piece each at different speeds so that they slipped out of synch.”But then when he […]

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Don’t Let This Happen To You

Always…always clear your music. Killer of Sheep: A cautionary music rights tale Boing Boing.

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