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Music Industry Changes Its Tune.

As YouTube has become the default listening service for young people, the music industry has frequently sparred with YouTube and its owner, Google, over the licensing issues, which can be confusingly opaque. It’s another sign of YouTube’s ever-growing expansion, helping its owners Google generate $50 billion in revenue, meaning there’s plenty that have noticed it as veritably…

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And Something to Fear-eh-eh.

  Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned of her royalty checks. Recently, Aimee Mann filed a copyright lawsuit against one of the world’s largest but least known online music providers: MediaNet. MediaNet serves up more than 22 million songs to over 40 music services, including Yahoo Music, Playlist.com, eBay and various online radio stations….

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A Brief Conversation with a Hideous Man.

  Known for his comic-like drawings with disturbing, ironic or ambiguous text, Raymond Pettibon‘s subject matter is sometimes violent and anti-authoritarian. From the late 1970s through the mid-1980s, he was closely associated with the punk band Black Flag and the record label SST Records, both founded by his older brother Greg Ginn. He also loves…

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