Madrugada – Hands up I Love you

This song works because of the melody and the simple single note lead.  It could be remixed into many contexts sped up slowed down, lyrics turned to nonsense and it would still work.  Melody is king. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtbubciUHDU

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Media Whores and the Cult of Personality

Have you ever wondered what percentage of musicians and actors began practicing their craft because they wanted to meet members of the opposite sex or they craved fame and adulation?  One is probably safe in saying that it exceeds 60%.  For the last twenty-five years and perhaps longer artists try to be bigger than their … Continue reading Media Whores and the Cult of Personality

Internet Radio Fairness Act

Caught this story (h/t Instapundit).  Whenever legislation has the word "fairness" in it, you can be sure some corrupt corporation, constituency, or cause is getting their payoff.  The odd part is who will suffer should it pass.  Why it is the big money musicians, the same people who have overwhelming supported big government candidates.  Now … Continue reading Internet Radio Fairness Act

Annoying Prig & Corporate Tool Shakes Fist at Politician, Clichés Erupt

Stumbled across this editorial by the dim bulb Tom Morello.  It is really a poorly written editorial, consisting almost exclusively of buzzwords, hackneyed phrases and ipsedixitisms.  He has thrived and made millions through one of the most ruthless corporate machines there is, the music industry.  If he had any integrity at all, his band would … Continue reading Annoying Prig & Corporate Tool Shakes Fist at Politician, Clichés Erupt