Once when discussing music-related Internet companies in 1999, I was told in a very condescending manner by a Silicon Valley corporate partner that such these “were not public companies.” You know what’s the stuff of public companies? Digital chicken feed. See “Zynga close to IPO filing” and “The Next Bubble“
MTP’s Chris Castle interviews Jason Stall, producer of the documentary Blood Into Wine discusses making of the documentary about Maynard James Keenan’s Arizona vinyard as well as the effects of piracy on film financing and production. (Maynard is in Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer.) This podcast interview is available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.
The Sal Giunta Story directed by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington. Staff Sergeant Giunta told 60 Minutes that he was just an average soldier, “So imagine what the great ones are like.” I don’t think we need to imagine anything. Tim Hetherington talks about the day Staff Sergeant Giunta was recommended to receive the CMOH. Tim Heatherington […]
Google’s Eric Schmidt was recently quoted in The Guardian saying that Google would continue serving search results to the Pirate Bay because they made too much money to do otherwise…no wait, what he said was “[Seizing DNS addresses] seems like an appealing solution but it sets a very bad precedent because now another country will say […]
As MTP readers will know, we follow developments in copyright reform in other countries from time to time, but especially in Europe and most particularly in Canada given the proximity to the US border (not to mention that I lived there for a good chunk of time and played for many leading Canadian artists in […]
Staff picks Austra (Toronto) “Beat and the Pulse” @austratalks Rebecca Loebe (Atlanta) “Land and Sea” @rebeccaloebe Stay the Night (Fullerton) “Falling in Place” @ikkinsnommis The Antlers (New York) “Bear” @theantlers Or the Whale (SF) “Datura” @orthewhale
This is an excerpt from the story of Ryan Haight, as told by his mom: “I found Ryan lifeless in his bed. I tried to resuscitate him, but could not bring him back. Ryan had died. I was in shock. Just the night before, we had dinner together after he came home from work at […]