Opinion: Going on Too Long

In conversation with a fellow fan this week, we touched on the fact that rock stars these days are more like the crooners of the previous generation. They no longer retire, they just keep on rocking when they ought to be in rocking chairs. They don’t seem to know when to stop, which would be…

Medieval troubadors

Opinion: The Humble Minstrel [guest post]

We’ve had some feedback on our review of the Witness Podcast about Napster, mostly concerning the old business model of the music industry and it’s relentless pursuit of ‘pirates’ in defence of the old revenue model. Some established musicians such as the band Metallica aren’t gaining any friends by siding with the major record labels…