(Not so) Long Tail.

Written by Herra Vuorensola on Saturday, December 27th, 2008


Tweet In 2004, a man named Chris Anderson came up with a theory he was calling The Long Tail. It was an idea of the future of shopping in the environment where shelf space is unlimited – that is, of course, online. Mr. Anderson’s theory dictated that in the future people will start buying a […]

RIAA stops suing individuals

Written by Herra Vuorensola on Saturday, December 20th, 2008


Tweet RIAA has stopped suing individuals, but makes the ISPs the Judges of the Internets. “I will bang my fist on this concrete wall until it crumbles down”, he said. “It’s not going break, however hard you hit it”, they said. “Fuck you, I’ve got bigger fists and harder knuckles than all of you together,” […]

Free music from Singularity Jones

Written by Herra Paalanen on Tuesday, December 16th, 2008


Tweet Because we also love free music that doesn’t involve the words “invitation-only beta”. The (awesomely named) band Singularity Jones have done a nice thing and put their Falling off the face of the Earth EP up for grabs on the internets. Shoegazey e-bow and delay workouts sound like just the thing on these grey […]

Music consumption sucks

Written by Herra Vuorensola on Monday, December 15th, 2008


Tweet Making an Internet service that just works is both hard and rare. Think FaceBook: what an enormous amount of totally useless crap around the fact that it’s a communication channel with people I know. It’s even harder and rarer when working on a media format that’s known for complicated copyright issues – that’s books, […]

Free music from Kemper Norton

Written by Herra Paalanen on Sunday, December 7th, 2008


Tweet The fine psych-folk group Kemper Norton have their new EP available as a free download until the 10th of December (the link is in the title of their post). The record is called A23 and is based on their experiences on and regarding said motorway, and the download includes some nice liner notes about […]

Something for the Weekend

Written by Herra Honkonen on Saturday, December 6th, 2008


Tweet Last night I sat down after a very busy and stressing week, got a shot of Laphroaig and listened through our new split vinyl material. It’s always vaguely embarrassing for me to listen to music I’ve been involved in and end up thinking “this is so fucking cool”, but that’s how I felt. Well, […]