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MOOD SWINGS AND MUSIC

MOOD SWINGS AND MUSIC

Jose Segue March 15, 2009 0

The last HWS issue’s story about pointless divisiveness in the Bay Area’s zydeco and roots music communities drew some interesting responses.  The better news is that zydeco’s battling bookers have decided against going head-to-head

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HARVARD LAWYER FIGHTS FOR SONG SHARING

HARVARD LAWYER FIGHTS FOR SONG SHARING

Jose Segue February 18, 2009 0

The Recording Industry Association of America regularly sends out thousands of greenmail compensation demands to the families of downloaders who are usually minors.  College students are favorite targets, but the RIAA never sets its

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3 SONGS FOR THE GREAT DEPRESSION OF ’09

3 SONGS FOR THE GREAT DEPRESSION OF ’09

Jose Segue February 12, 2009 0

The Wall Street Journal has caught up with Hicks with Sticks News in describing the trend toward songs about the Great Depression of ‘09 (HWS News, 12/24/08).  A WSJ story of 2/6/09 missed Don

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“SONGSMITH” USERS’ ALTER POPULAR SONG VIDEOS

“SONGSMITH” USERS’ ALTER POPULAR SONG VIDEOS

Jose Segue February 2, 2009 0

Microsoft’s Songsmith was meant to take a simple tempo like snapping fingers or clapping hands and the user’s voice to create an instant backing band and a song, at least that’s how Microsoft envisioned

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