[rumori] The Grinch who stole Droplift

From: Every Man (fuckedupkidsokATpressthebutton.com)
Date: Fri Dec 15 2000 - 18:37:29 PST

At 05:20 PM 12/15/2000 -0800, you wrote:
>Fri, 15 Dec 2000 found nakedrabbit writing:
>No, I love pranks and stunts. But Jay was implying that he
>would like to *de-emphasize* the stunt and that the content
>of the CD should be more important, and yet keep the stunt
>sort of there to help out. That's what I disagree

I was saying that for myself, the prank isn't as important.
Though as I said, I think there are as many reasons for this as
there are people participating.

>If you care about the content, let it stand on it's
>own, don't ride the coattails of the Droplift Project to get
>more attention.

It's not going to be marketed as Droplift II, I thought that was
made clear already. Droplifting will be its method of distribution, which
by the way, was going on with artists previous to the Droplift Project
itself. However, I do feel as though Droplifting is more of a movement
than a single CD. Richard Holland has done it in Chicago before this
project ever started, and many guitar rock bands locally have subscribed
to the same method of distribution. Only Richard named it "droplifting,"
which is quite catchy. I figure go with it.

I've had many people agree and disagree with that. I guess you and I
will respectfully disagree.

I don't know about how big of a deal it is. I think it's fun, and yet I
think it's important that we do what we can to get our stuff heard.

>->I guess my response to you, Steev, is that your "cynicism," which you
>->hope to be crushed so easily, need not be tested. If Jay is saying
>->Droplift was somehow a vox populi kind of movement wherein we will smash
>->the corporate controllers of culture, then he is naive, and I join you in
>->that cynicism. I don't think I hear him saying that, though.
>I guess that's pretty much what I'm hearing. I think he IS
>being very naive. But I definitely didn't mean to discount
>the whole project, just voice my concerns.

You seem all worked up over this, and I can't imagine you
honestly believe I think this project will smash the corporate controlelrs
of culture. I don't know what I've said to imply that to you. Perhaps I
am not the naive one.

Hey, great list by the way.

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