Monthly Archives: August 2010

Oh Poppycock!

In the politically embedded television series, Boston Legal, the crotchety Judge Robert Sanders, played by Shelley Berman, was quite reverent for yelling out in courtroom settings, “Oh, poppycock!” What a statement! He could say the obvious without being crude or vulgar and he certainly made his point … Continue reading

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Scout66.com is Flipping the Internet Model: Fan UP!

Updated April 9, 2012:  This is one of the most well-read posts on Scout66. However, the idea is not being used by artists. Perhaps because Scout 66 is a grassroots effort, and not a hugely funded platform like ReverbNation which … Continue reading

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From The Artist’s Perspective: The Music Industry As I See It

THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AS I SEE IT Colin MacDonald In a world where everyone knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing, the accountant is king. Here everything is for sale, and maximizing profits is an axiom which … Continue reading

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Would Lady Gaga Be As Successful If…

… she dressed and behaved like other 24-year old women? Would you listen to her music if she was less controversial showing up on stage in sneakers, jeans, and a t-shirt? Lady G is who she is, and unapologetically so. It … Continue reading

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