Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

in the matter of music distribution

I am a lemming. In fact, I am the best kind of lemming. I not only imitate others by quoting other weblogs. I also make sure that the weblogs I quote are in fact quotations of myself. It's a bit like being at the barbershop, and seeing one's reflection in one's reflection in one's reflection in an unending stream of reflected mirrors stretching from here to the star Aldabaran.

Lucas Gonze, who built that cool device called webjay, and was involved in some really cool Creative Commons software as well, took one of my comments in his weblog and converted it to a full-fledged post.

My comment was about the Music Business, and the Shape of Things to Come, and in particular the role of companies such as TuneCore, which make it easy for independent artists to list their mp3s with all the major services. It's also got a detour into that old-fashioned chestnut, Arbiters of Taste.

This is my Week of Living Dogmatically, so I also share that weblog comment:

Kindly click here for your taste of dogma.

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