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[ Written by: | 22 Jun 2008 | 3 Comments | ]
Sometimes the best sound is…

…silence
Having just spent sometime outside the city I have had the great joy to actually have had moments when the only sound was silence – sometimes interupted by some bird calls. Now that I am back in the 09 I can hear the constant drone of the motorway and as comforting as this actually is, I shall miss the nothingness of silence

My musicial palette now cleansed and as such I am now about to dive headfirst into some old Factory Records stuff, ACR, Stockholm Monsters, Joy Division et al… for …

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[ Written by: | 13 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]
Universal loses promo CD battle

Music giant Universal Music Group has lost a court battle to stop an eBay trader from reselling promotional CDs he had bought from second hand stores …
Dismissing the American case, US District Court Judge S James Otero said that Mr Augusto was protected by the “first sale” doctrine in copyright law.
This says that once a copyright owner gives away a copy of a CD, DVD or book, the recipient is entitled to sell it on.

Full Article Here

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[ Written by: | 11 Jun 2008 | 2 Comments | ]
Music is a universal language

yet the BMP has its own form of dialogue.
Like the voyagers of the starship enterprise we seek new noises that move us physically, emotionally and sometimes intellectually.
We members of the BMP share common interests in the realms of modern music, yet we also have our own areas of expertese and obsession.
If the other fuckers ever post perhaps they will share some of theirs.
Me I am quite taken by anti folk right now – if I could work out how to add a file or get stink finger not to mock me …

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[ Written by: | 10 Jun 2008 | One Comment | ]
Music

We live in a world of corrupt radio, concert ticket price-gouging, product placement in songs, Chain Store censorship—not to mention war, poverty, global warming and the so called food crisis.  
Music keeps us going through it all
Music makes us feel good
Music carries us past the stress
Music inspires us
Music makes the connections between people that give us hope for the future
Music insists that a better world is possible and music makes us believe that this can be true
 
and if Music can’t do this for us there is always beer and pizza

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[ Written by: | 9 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]
I Have landed, fear me, worship me but never ever listen to me

I am Bob Daktari a human man of small stature but large on opinion.