June 26, 2007

Willy Porter

A while back Kerri and I, along with her sister Margaret and Margaret’s seafaring boy friend Dan saw a guy named Willy Porter at the Regattabar in Cambridge. He was very good and one of the tracks (from that night!) that I really liked is the unreleased “Bradley Wilson”:

May 18, 2007

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird makes some excellent music. And this rendition of Why, recorded live on March 21, 2007, is particularly great:

March 5, 2007

Internet Radio on the Rocks

The Copyright Royalty Board, a panel set up by the US Copyright Office to decide on issues having to do with royalty payments by internet broadcasters, recently issued a new set of royalty rates for internet radio stations. From the report at RAIN and a blog post by Radio Paradise‘s Bill Goldsmith it looks like the new rates could be as much as 125% of a large internet radio station’s revenues. Read more