Shafiq Husayn of Sa-Ra discusses artistic philosophy and the need poorly made music as a contrast to good music. (via Ignantwitted)
The masses of the people think the music industry is like a get rich scheme now. Having a beat machine and rhyming is like the new jump shop or the new 40 yard dash. That’s the new out.
Various producers from Michael Jackson Remix Suite discuss working on the project:
DJ Ian Head’s November Rock Music Mix
The November mix features Wallace Collection, Argent, Shawn Phillips, Fever Tree, Ashton, Gardner and Dyke, Atomic Rooster, Steve Miller, Stephen Stills, Blues Project, Gun, Led Zeppelin, Gas Mask and more.
Why DJ Hero Flopped
Ars Technica explores some of the reasons why Activision’s DJ Hero has thus far sold significantly less than expected.
Activision Blizzard spent a mint promoting the game, including hiring big-name producers and DJs to hype the release, as well as bringing in Jay-Z and Eminem to perform at a star-studded concert at E3. The game had strong early buzz, and it could still be a slow-burning hit. Our guess, though, is that you’re looking at an expensive flop of game. Why did a title with so much going for it miss the mark in sales so spectacularly?