Saturday, 12 May 2007
THE music business is all but dead.
It didn’t really last all that long either — but it lasted a lot longer than anyone thought it would.
Although few will shed tears at its passing, as far as I can ascertain, the global music recording business began with a man crying! Read the rest of this entry »
Saturday, 3 February 2007
ENTERTAINMENT is supposed to be fun, isn’t it? So where did it all go wrong?
I was recently amazed to discover that it is a copyright infringement to rip a CD that you own so that you can listen to it on an MP3 player. I just DARE the authorities to come and get me for this!
This is a moan about how much time and money I have been forced to spend over the years, and now, looking back, I don’t see that it was worthwhile; I seem to have given far more than I have received. It has been a struggle to keep up with technology: better quality, better formats, and so it has been going, until recently things have started to DIE — goodbye to the videocassette, cheerio to the floppy disc.