[rumori] music journalism sucks

Steev [rumori] music journalism sucks
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 09:18:37 -0800 (PST) (00909767917, Pine.LNX.4.05.9810300912320.10166-100000atflotsam.detritus.net)

On Thu, 29 Oct 1998, Nicola Battista wrote:

>hahah! This is funny :)
>Mixtapes have always existed since people started spinning records in the

well, the issue is that now they're on CDs and are be distributed in a
more "overground" fashion...

>Anyway, this still seems a very small market, and by the way today many
>mixed compilations especially in UK are made by famous djs. One of the most
>recent releases in this field is "Brothers gonna work you out", mixed by
>the Chemnical Brothers. In a certain sense, that one is like a huge
>legalized Chem Bros mixtape... is the industry bootlegging the bootleggers,
>or what?

i have no doubt that big acts like the Chemical Brothers clear every
single track on a comp like that. Once again it comes down to the
question, "should everyone be allowed to recycle culture, or only the rich?"

Steev Hise, Syssy Admin
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