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Forum: News 12:14 AM - 02/15/08
Replies: 98
Views: 13,322
Posted By TheJon
It's great in theory, & it's the model that I championed until I got a job working for a dot com & learned just how ridiculous online advertising is. Part of it is that "performance" of an online ad...
Forum: News 11:01 PM - 02/14/08
Replies: 98
Views: 13,322
Posted By TheJon
Advertising isn't an option. Advertising online is shit. I know this because I work for a dot com.

If a company like Tide buys a tv spot or a billboard spot or a magazine spot, they're going to make...
Forum: News 05:57 PM - 02/14/08
Replies: 98
Views: 13,322
Posted By TheJon
Yup. Thanks for that.
Forum: News 05:26 PM - 02/14/08
Replies: 98
Views: 13,322
Posted By TheJon
I think $.25 per song is a great start. But I think the magic number is closer to $.13. I'm still married to the idea that if you make music, people should have to pay for it. The premium file...
Forum: Recommendations 03:07 PM - 11/07/07
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By TheJon
For some random reason I remembered this electronica project I worked on for a while a couple of years back. And I figured someone might get a kick out of it, since those types are all the rage these...
Forum: News 12:58 AM - 06/26/07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By TheJon
I'm sure a legalized p2p service would have regulated files. The network would have to be centralized (i.e. Napster, AudioGalaxy, etc.) & the files would, I'm sure, be introduced in high quality...
Forum: Reviews 11:38 AM - 05/09/07
Replies: 28
Views: 9,990
Posted By TheJon

But yeah, My Sweet Unvalentine, My Dear, & I Was Right are killer tracks.

I love those guys.
Forum: News 01:38 AM - 05/09/07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By TheJon
What? You had trouble meeting up with Rohan?

I seriously can't imagine. Not Rohan.
Forum: News 03:10 AM - 05/06/07
Replies: 85
Views: 6,657
Posted By TheJon
So anyways...

Everyone should be listening to The Films (http://www.myspace.com/thefilms) & Mando Diao (http://www.myspace.com/mandodiao), quite possibly the two best bands making music at the...
Forum: News 01:08 PM - 04/26/07
Replies: 173
Views: 10,480
Posted By TheJon
A good song is in the melody, Anton.
Forum: News 08:49 AM - 04/20/07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,485
Posted By TheJon
That's difficult to believe.

There's boatloads of cash in it for these anti-copyright infringement companies to try & fix the problem but the industry should realize that TRYING TO SAVE THE CD IS...
Forum: Reviews 09:56 PM - 04/10/07
Replies: 22
Views: 5,884
Posted By TheJon
Well played.

Forum: Reviews 02:40 PM - 04/10/07
Replies: 22
Views: 5,884
Posted By TheJon
You guys really are a family. I love it.

There's a difference between commenting & blogging & publishing a semi-formal review. I know that you realize this. And I know you were just taking a cheap...
Forum: Reviews 09:14 AM - 04/10/07
Replies: 22
Views: 5,884
Posted By TheJon
Band Marino is fantastic.

But this review made me want to punch myself in the face. You packed pretty much every single record review cliche I can think of into just 3 paragraphs. So Journalism...
Forum: News 12:38 AM - 04/09/07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,304
Posted By TheJon
Well it works like this.

Angels & Airwaves recorded an album. I may or may not have downloaded it. But the fact of the matter is that I never would've purchased it. If I did download it I would've...
Forum: News 11:45 PM - 04/08/07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,304
Posted By TheJon
Two flaws.

1. I never justified downloading illegally. I was commenting on how we consume music these days. I said it was unfair. But the labels broke our trust. And that's what's happened. Right or...
Forum: News 11:34 PM - 04/08/07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,304
Posted By TheJon

Don't wink at me, I was making fun of you.
Forum: News 10:00 PM - 04/08/07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,304
Posted By TheJon
My bad. I'll try to just throw out a bunch of short, baseless opinions next time.

Don't worry, I'm taking notes.

Forum: News 09:31 PM - 04/08/07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,304
Posted By TheJon
It's funny that your quote is so ambiguous. Are you mocking the RIAA, who are making a ridiculous call for exemption from a perfectly reasonable law? Or downloaders who refuse to pay for music? It...
Forum: News 06:12 PM - 04/07/07
Replies: 59
Views: 4,106
Posted By TheJon
Forum: Reviews 02:34 PM - 04/06/07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By TheJon
The Bright Eyes records aren't eponymous. An eponym is a name derived from a person.

And you talked about Bright Eyes way too much. But this is a decent review. Smile & Wave is, imho, the best track...
Forum: News 02:32 PM - 03/26/07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By TheJon
I can't be the only person who thinks this sucks? It sounds like Backstreet Boys lite.
Forum: Our Mailbox 02:21 PM - 03/26/07
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By TheJon
The Rikters because I used to date one of those guys' sisters. And Klaxons because I used to be in chess club with their drummer. And Bridge because we played with them two weeks ago & after the show...
Forum: News 02:16 PM - 03/26/07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By TheJon
You obviously have no clue what the RIAA actually is.

I don't really see what's in this for Nettwerk. But Terry McBride is a genius so I'll wait a bit to pass judgment. But this could be too much...
Forum: News 09:40 PM - 03/14/07
Replies: 232
Views: 11,476
Posted By TheJon
I voted for the Format the first two rounds.

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