Oh boy! The
Register's article has got my blood boiling! Web radio was
one of the last bastions of hope for independently produced
music. College radio aside, even the most "alternative"
stations on the air have to answer to "BIG BROTHER" music
industry protocol. This means we are at the mercy of ruthless
business people whose sole mission is to generate revenue
and in turn force the listener to listen to commercialized
CRAP! I am a jazz singer. I have a self- produced CD that
has gotten "Web-play" and very little "Air-play." I have
been told by many people that my CD is good, but unfortunately,
people will never get the chance to judge for themselves.
Let the artists decide where their music gets played and
keep big business out of the arts! Oh yeah... music is still
art, right? I'm beginning to wonder.
San Diego, CA