Thursday, January 10, 2008

noctaluca to hit the 61

noctaluca will soon drop onto the upstart monster / new music discovery experience "The Sixty One". A cross between myspace, a radio station without ads, and a computer game, this ever-improving site is a world-wide proving ground for new music by astute listeners looking to score points from making early discoveries. Because it is new and quickly evolving, the are NO printed rules to date, which actually adds to the intrigue and learning curve. In essence, this is anyone's chance to pick great new music better than the A & R pros at the labels.
Many To Many will b e the first single released, and is expected to recieve rave reviews. If you would like to join this site, use kosmikray as the referral, and you'll be automatically subscribed to a top player who can assist you getting started. Caution: Maximum exposure to great unknown music may be habit-forming.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Zep To Do Bonnaroo

Looks like Led Zeppelin's appetite for rock is well and truly back.

We can exclusively reveal that the legends - who staged a triumphant "one-off" gig at the O2 this month - will be the headline act at the Bonnaroo festival in the US next year.

The festival runs from June 12 to 15 in Tennessee - and if all goes smoothly they may even hit the road and tour.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

New Airplay Changes Possible

Music industry insider Moses Avalon has alerted me to possible new changes to the broken Performance Rights Act, which would give payments to performers rather than just songwriters for terrestrial broadcasts. To my thinking, this will mean an uptick in both cover tunes and in new collaborations between non-performing writers and recording artists, as bands in the past have actively protected this revenue stream by adamantly doing their own material. In fact, some U.S. bands have previously gone so far as signing with foreign labels in order to skirt this limitation.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

FBI Says CIA Is Full Of It

While the CIA touts their illegal waterboarding "swim lessons" as a key factor in gaining vital terrorist intel, the FBI says their info quality was about as good as a Chinese-made lead balloon.

Monday, December 17, 2007

The 45 Trillion Dollar Lie

That's how much there won't be available to come back to taxpayers as promised by our Department of Budget Weasels, all because they like to use accounting methods that would put private citizens in jail.

Sunday, December 16, 2007

U.S. Torture Doublespeak Dictionary

Here's a compilation of U.S. Intel euphemisms and doublespeak regarding their torture terms and practices, including Black Sites, Special Rendition and more. It hurts to even read this.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Bush Shreds Record Records

The Bush admin is on track to break even their own record for contracts to shred documents. Half way through 2007 equals 2004, and should easily set a new record. 2008 should be a banner year.