Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

Read the blog below from respected and outspoken American music blogger Bob Lefsetz. Simply change the music industry to the Australian horse racing industry. Apple’s Tim Cook can be any of the racing administrators involved in the Ride Guide farce. Music fans can be punters, and Katy Perry and her team can be the circus [...]

By Hans Ebert It’s called the “Not Invented Here Syndrome”, and Adam Levine admitting to Howard Stern that after all the bells and whistles have been silenced, celebrity judges have disappeared along with nanu second “mentoring sessions”, and the “good television” of The Voice are gone, how contestants are handed over to music companies where [...]

By Hans Ebert It takes a lot for a train to cry and it takes a lot for a dam to burst and, gawd knows, it takes having to sidestep so many half-baked promises, and flimflam fakers to get to halfway near nowhere as a- I don’t really know, anymore. A chanteuse? Recording artist- and [...]

Back in the day, there was networking, there’s always been that utter waste of time and space that’s “nutworking”, and in today’s social media-driven world, there is online networking where nothing is real and there’s everything to get hung up about. It’s John Lennon’s “Strawberry Fields Forever”, but this time, where a song becomes part [...]

If it wasn’t just so sad, it would be funny, but as this is written, Chris Brown has been released after being held hostage in the Philippines for three days for “unpaid bills”, there’s some kinda bad blood between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry over a song called, well, “Bad Blood”, there is absolutely way [...]

Artists Join YouTube Protest as Dispute Escalates – 4ARTS   For the past few months, there have been rumblings about YouTube and its arbitrary ways of working and how videos are blocked or taken down with no reasons given and a take it or fuck off attitude by the channel. The news above about artists [...]

I’m just not understanding this “social media” thing as, whatever it started out to be, it’s now hurtling towards the porno route with the entry of Tinder and online dating/bonking sites. Add to this, the social media gnats who are the latest incarnation of entertainment lawyers and flying by the seat of their pants by [...]

Dude, l’il bro, dudette, and as my long-distance homie, I must implore and implode you to get some help- ‘cos all this trash talk about you is affecting ME. Bieb- can I call you the Biebster?- I got into a fracas on New Year’s Eve, bro ‘cos someone called you The Boob. I said, listen [...]

There’s something happening here, but what it is ain’t exactly clear and neither is what YouTube decides to take down and continues to keep on its site. There is a very Orwellian Big Brother Is Watching You side to the channel- and it’s an even bigger turn-off. Recently, a number of people without recording contracts [...]

I’m like a dog with a bone when I truly believe in and what I TRULY believe in is that Apple provides a platform or a showcase for all the creative talent who have supported the brand and its products, created great work, but have nowhere to show it which will LEAD somewhere. Uploading this [...]