Well January flew by and 2011 is moving at a brisk pace in spite of the Winter trying to slow us down. Just in case you may have missed some of the New Rockstar Philosophy talk we’ve decied to put up a monthly review of our top posts.
MySpace Lays Off Half Of Work Force – Well we saw this coming from a mile away. MySpace has been shitting the bed since 2007/08/09 and January 2011 saw it make big cuts to remain profitable…and remain shitty.
Get Spotify Free In North America – Spotify turned out to be a big draw, not only for me but thousands of other folks who wanted to check out the European streaming music service. Recently news broke that Sony has signed a deal with Spotify in North America so the shady dealing may be over soon.
If Steve Jobs Dies Do Musicians Lose? – Yes the title was link bait, yes it’s not a “nice” thing to talk about anyone’s death before it happens, but I stand by my choices. The article brought up many valid points which none of my haters ever addressed, such as: If Jobs falls, Apple falls, iTunes falls, and a MASSIVE part of your digital income is gone. Whatchagunnadothenwiseguy?
Artists Sue Major Labels For Pirating Music & Win Millions – A classic example that the Major Labels who claim a moral fight are only in it for themselves and have absolutely ZERO moral standing. Sadly the millions of dollars that the musicians won back most likely pales in comparison to what artists have lost over the years.
3 Step Facebook Band Landing Pages – With the help of a little FMBL (Facebook html), a well sized image and a call to action these Facebook Landing pages can be a obvious, easy, and effective addition to your fbook world. Chchcheck it out.