As a ’90s kid, I’ve always looked down on artists who don’t write their own songs (except for genre-bending covers.) But that’s naive. For most of music history music hasn’t been written by performers.
State of the Union
This goes deeper than their particular brand of christian family values and the emphasis they put on it. Of course, that’s the reason Santebow gets so much attention—whenever Teborum is asked a question, he immediately reframes it or changes the subject to his faith and answers the question from that perspective, if he answers it at all. But the larger Santorum and Tebow narrative arcs, this season, align almost Biblically.
Can a very indie label pay it’s artists? By not making a profit?
Kind of continued from my last post…
sweet as love; black as night; and
as hot as all hell.” —Enrico Beretta
Was yesterday. Turns out it
Was the day before.” —
Here you go Gumshoes. Sorry for the late notice.
it’s not a coincidence that the heyday of hip-hop samples was followed up by Napster or that the success of Girltalk is being followed by Spotify. Each represents a distinct step in the way that we think about music ownership. These are the sorts of things that you think about when
Is a (lower) middle class musician even a possibility?