Gone are the days when a sync placement purely involved just TV, film and advertising. An increasingly substantial part of the pie is now represented by gaming. So it’s great news when we say The Orchard distributes 3 of the tracks on this year’s FIFA 13 soundtrack, including efforts by Duologue, Bloc Party and Stepdad…. Read more »
Be a Good Host and Tidy Up Your Website!
It’s a fact that in 2012, the web is becoming more and more social and you hear a lot of talk about your Facebook, Twitter, YouTube strategies and what it is changing for artists and bands. But that doesn’t mean you should forget about the oldest tool of the Internet: your website. Indeed your website… Read more »
There Can Only Be One Master… and It’s Not Bruce Willis
The illusion of digital ownership may (or may not — it’s been debated) have been unwittingly shattered by an outraged Bruce Willis facing his own mortality. Indeed, there are moments in any struggle when all hope flags. When recourse to any sanctity in human decency has failed. A man’s viable choices left reduced and reduced,… Read more »
When Film Becomes Fashion and Music An Antique…
Last week, the LA Times reported that Millennials “seem to have little use for old movies” while Hypebot reported that for the first time since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking album sales in 1991, “old records have outsold new ones.” Digital consumers see music and film as two different experiences, even though they are consumed through many… Read more »
Dear Pitchfork, Thanks.
Chicago! You’re beautiful. You’ve got great architecture, the perennial underdog baseball team that you just can’t hate on, and you’re home to arguably the most influential music website of say, the last decade or so. Whether you drink their kool-aid religiously or absolutely hate them, Pitchfork have definitely made their mark over the years in the… Read more »