Monthly Archives: December 2008

Making a “Favorites” Folder In Logic Pro 8

Once in a while I write Logic tutorials on this site. Lately I’ve been thinking of doing some videos. This video takes a look at how to quickly create a Favorites folder for setting aside your favorite Audio Instrument presets. … Continue reading

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Link: The New Pop Music Revolution – Pitching Products

From the New York Times What happens to the music itself when the way to build a career shifts from recording songs that ordinary listeners want to buy to making music that marketers can use? That creates pressure, subtle but … Continue reading

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Link – 2008: A Year For Songs, Not Albums

From NPR’s All Songs Considered Blog: Each December, Bob and I begin our annual debate over which is better: a Top 10 list of the year’s best songs, or a Top 10 list of the year’s best albums. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Maybe the labels just haven’t re-encoded it…

Have you ever wondered why one of your favorite albums you purchased on iTunes isn’t offered at 256kbps AAC with iTunes Plus? The reason could simply be that the label hasn’t re-encoded it. As a publisher on iTunes, one of … Continue reading

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Link: Can I Resell My MP3s?

I’ve been waiting for this article for a while. “But the first sale doctrine, (relatively) straightforward in the physical world, has been complicated by the easy copyability of digital works, the rise of EULAs, and the use of DRM and … Continue reading

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How Girl Talk Is Like Weird Al

I like some trance music, and I also like Ferry Corsten. And while I’m on the subject, I like Girl Talk too. But I wonder if the reason I like stuff like Girl Talk and other tracks that build on … Continue reading

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Link: Music Does Not Drive The Culture

From the Lefsetz letter: Great music sells itself. Doesn’t matter if the venue has got plush seats or you’ve got to stand, if the music is great, the building will sell out. We don’t have a theft problem. We’ve got … Continue reading

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Why My Blog Is Currently Anemic

It was May 2005 when I first started BBAH. A few things happened around that time. For starters, while I graduated college in December ’04, most of my friends graduated in May ’05. There really wasn’t anything like a Facebook … Continue reading

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Pownce Closing Its Doors

Lead developers will be joining Six Apart. Pownce’s blog entry on this Six Apart’s blog entry on this I stopped using Pownce regularly back in September because of my more regular use of Twitter and using BBAH for things that … Continue reading

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