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New digital music contracts inked in the UK

Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:25 pm
by the_leander
From the article:

Musicians get sod all, record companies crack open the Champers


Says it all really.. :roll:

Full story here.

Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:52 pm
by Guest
An unnamed person of my acquaintance downloads all music in such a way as to avoid paying anybody anything, then, if he likes the music, he make a real effort to buy tickets to go and see the band live.

Speaking as a performing musician, I can't help but sympathise with this approach. It is very difficult for musicians to get a good deal from record companies etc., despite the efforts of the musician's union. At least my unnamed acquaintance shows practical support for the bands he likes by attending their gigs.

Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:54 pm
by Guest
Above 'guest' is me, delph_ambi. I have now logged in twice, but I'm not sure if the site's yet recognising me... :cry:

Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:57 pm
by upstate
Anonymous wrote:Above 'guest' is me, delph_ambi. I have now logged in twice, but I'm not sure it the site's yet recognising me... :cry:

Feck. Try logging in again Delph mate. It might give you the login window, then when you've logged in, it may say you've still to login again. Try that. It normally lets members in second time around under their login name. Unless you're working from another pc and it doesn't have a cookie for here stored. Still should allow you in second time around though.

Very confusing :? ...

Posted: Sun Oct 01, 2006 8:00 pm
by Catherine Edmunds
Third attempt... think it's worked :D