[LAU] Great article on the music business

Eric Steinberg eric.steinberg at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 22:06:19 EST 2008

Has anyone thought about end-to-end service?  I mean something like a VPN,
with you the artist at one end streaming via Intertubes to customers who pay
(subscribe?) for an embedded device that plays your content.  I'm thinking
also of the NYC band that sold little sample-players in art galleries (can't
remember their name right now).


On 2/10/08, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 10 February 2008 12:05:08 David Baron wrote:
> > > 3. All of this still seems to rest on the supposition that full
> copyright
> > > / all rights reserved plans will be the only game in town. I am
> > > personally interested in the Free and Copyleft music models for income
> > > producing for artists.
> >
> > This is a great article.
> >
> > I would like to find out more about these models. Copyright
> registration,
> > administration and getting income from ASCAP and such may cost more than
> it
> > is worth in many forums. A mega-hit (big label, big name, big budget,
> lewd
> > pictures, etc.) may profit in this schema. The rest of us?
> >
> > Want to be really idealistic and honest? Music is a gift from G-d. His
> is
> > the true copyright. So for those who do believe and stand on that
> belief,
> > alternative models may just be in order. Tell me more.
> Well, I am in an experimenting phase myself. I write lyrics. (other things
> too.) I tend to put them under a CC BY-SA license.
> I have some spoken word stuff up on the internet archive. Strangers have
> found
> them and done stuff with them. For instance:
> http://www.archive.org/details/PeepinYou
> I like what Peter did with that. It got a spin on a college radio station
> in
> Maryland yesterday. Made me very happy. I am going to try and get it in
> some
> local clubs too.
> I have started writing for two bands in a semi official way recently. One
> local and one net based. We shall see how that goes.
> I feel like I might be at somewhat of a disadvantage for some of the
> easier
> models as I do not really perform.
> If you are a musician and play gigs, you can get paid for playing ARR
> music
> and for playing Free Music. Pay for play. One model.
> Whoever you are, you can burn Free Music on CDs and try to sell them in
> your
> town. Another model.
> If you are in a band, you can cover Free Music and sell the CDs at your
> gigs.
> Another model.
> Any other ideas anyone? (Before I run on too much here.)
> all the best,
> drew
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