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mjp

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Ah, pamplemousse! The only thing I could ever order in Europe that didn't come with some sort of meat in it!

I once tried to order french fries in Suisse and ended up with a plate of cold cuts. Listen, I tried to use all those varied native tongues. But obviously, language isn't my thing.

As for blogs/internet being the heirs of, or replacement for radio and magazines, as the kids would say, "no shit."
 
I thought the mp3 single as the lost leader was the most interesting item in the piece.
It appears that even established artists are beginning to embrace that concept.
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AC/DC Rock and Roll Train
Perhaps more interesting is what is not said-where will this go.
If the single as lost leader is considered successful marketing then what follows and how do indie bands compete-Perhaps tickets to concerts will be jump drives with artist media attached.
I haven't found it yet but I'm interested in finding a site that mimics the Amazon approach-that has filtered the shit and says-hey if you like this type of music you may like these new guys too but I want this site to find me (send me emails with mp3's) rather than me find them. I don;t mean as spam but as a useful promotion attached to a blog or even established zine. There is so much music out there it would be useful if a site using my parameters-what I consider good-could send it my way.
 

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