DRMed Music is Designed to Break Down – Tough Luck, Customers

Written by Herra Honkonen on Friday, July 31st, 2009


Tweet Every three years the Library of Congress in the States goes through a review, where they grant the right to circumvent DRM in some cases, which is usually forbidden by DMCA. Not surprisingly, at this time you get the silliest and most infuriating spin from the copyright lobby. The winner this time is Steve […]

The Awesomeness That Is Älymystö Remix Challenge Results

Written by Älymystö on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009


Tweet In the beginning of May we released a remix-kit of the song Revitty, which is from our upcoming vinyl release, for you people to torment and abuse. All in all we got five submissions before, around or blatantly after the deadline. As is our habit, we took our bloody time going through them properly […]

In an Age of Piracy, The Music Industry is Thriving

Written by Herra Honkonen on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009


Tweet If you follow the news about music industry, by now you must already KNOW that the pirates are killing music. Surprise surprise, while the industry is suing single moms for millions, they are also making more money out of paying customers. You don’t have to believe us, you can ask Will Page, who claims […]

Copyright Organization Logic – Artists Violating Their Own Copyrights

Written by Herra Honkonen on Friday, July 24th, 2009


Tweet A thing most people – even many artists – don’t know is that when you join a copyright organization such as the Finnish Gramex or Teosto or their counterparts in other countries, you most often lose the right to decide how you can use your own music. Everything has go through the organization, which […]