As Other Music, Others Embrace Downloads, is Big, DRM-Laden Online Music Out?

New York’s Other Music is a landmark, brick-and-mortar store filled with independent and even experimental music. Now it’s getting a new lease on life online — and that’s part of a trend could change the scene for music consumers. Photo by fluzo aka Manual Bartual. Listen to the mainstream press, and the story goes something […]

Peter Kirn - May 8, 2007

Thimbletron: TradeMark’s MIDI Thimbles Make Illegal Music

Cassette-tape DJ battles are just one of TradeMark G.’s retro, regressive, subversive musical creations. He also likes to put on glasses, a white lab coat, and interactive sewing thimble gloves, in order to produce illegal, copyright-crushing musical performances. Many of the techno-gimmicks seen here on CDM are one-offs and prototypes. The Evolution Control Committee, by […]

Peter Kirn - May 8, 2007

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