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I Want A Music Video For Free

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Dear music industry,This is a break-up. Neither of us is to blame: It’s just worked out this way. You wanted something great as cheaply as you could get it, I wanted to make something great and be paid appropriately for my time. That’s cool. We’re living in a capitalist society,…

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ON TRIAL: The Black Eyed Peas

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The court will come to order! Prosecution, your witness. Your Honour, the following shall be noted as (sic) from confidential sources. The Prosecution submits to the court The Black Eyed Peas, performing single Joints & Jam from their debut album behind the front. Got the state’s appeal with the joint’s…

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What the World Needs Now…

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Does anyone else love that in every single automated toilet around Melbourne, you’re always serenaded by What The World Needs Now (is Love) by Burt Bacharach, played on muzak piano? So comforting, in the same way I feel whenever The Simspons is on the TV. It just feels safe and…

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Entry Songs

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This is how it goes: I’m a douchey sort who is resistant to certain recording artists because my pretensions get in the way. I say, sometimes justifiably, “I won’t listen to that band. I heard ’em on the radio and they are deservĂ©d of my scorn.” I then shut my…

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The Vine of Thievery!

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Disclaimer (to protect me!): The following information is speculative and includes interpretations made by me. I’m no lawyer, so be aware I may be wrong. The excerpts are from The Vine and were copied without permission insofar as I don’t believe I needed to seek it. If I’m wrong, tell…

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Save The Empire

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Before I start I must point out that the following is purely anecdotal and speculative, as with almost all blogs. It may come to pass that it is speculative fiction. If so, lemme know. I lament the loss of independent retailers who sell music, movies and video games in Australia….

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