Where it’s going, where it’s at, and where it’s been.
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-headRead More »
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 itsRead More »
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 DonRead More »
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 envisionedRead More »