08 Aug 2009

The Weird Decline and Rise of the Live Musician

An examination of the modern concert business versus the local music business it is supplanting across the US.

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02 Aug 2009

Primordial Grooves: Health Care? Who Cares? You Care!

With the last week of hearings, meetings and negotiations on the greatest debate of our time going into the last week before the August recess in Congress, I thought this week I would do a health care related playlist.

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01 Aug 2009

Copyright vs Copyleft

I wanted my first column here on The Seminal to be something interesting to discuss about which some of the folks here will have some strong opinions. No better way to get a good comment section debate going than to discuss a person’s or group’s rights around here so I figured we should talk about the foundation on which the entire recorded music business exists: copyrights.

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26 Jul 2009

Primordial Grooves: Too Bad

Howdy folks, some of you may know me from hanging around FDL for a while under the name finifinito. Some may remember me as Donita Sparks’ technician for her The Spin I’m In weekly columns on FDL from July of 2006 until last summer. Others may know me from DailyKos, Blue Indiana, The Roots Project, the 2008 Dodd Squad or from other places online.

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26 Jul 2009

Primordial Grooves: Too Bad

Howdy folks, some of you may know me from hanging around FDL for a while under the name finifinito. Some may remember me as Donita Sparks’ technician for her The Spin I’m In weekly columns on FDL from July of 2006 until last summer. Others may know me from DailyKos, Blue Indiana, The Roots Project, the 2008 Dodd Squad or from other places online.

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