Links for 4.2.09: Band names, incorrect futures, random word stimulation…
by Josh Kimball
*Ideas: Most of the listenerd content is generated through use of “Random Word Stimulation.” Safe for Motherfucking Work.
*Music 2.0: Read MediaFuturist for a take on why Google’s move into music in China is a big one. Platforms. Clouds. You know the drill here.
“Google will simply provide the platform where music can be turned into money, by connecting the user with the content they want right where they already are (i.e. the search page), while gradually but aggresively monetizing their presence and their clicks via 3rd party payments – and this does not mean just ads.”
*Analysis: If you were a fan of MGMT’s “Kids,” or even if you’re just a fan of remixing it or blogging about it, possibly over and over again, you may enjoy reading this compositional analysis of the song. [earfarm]
*Followup: Here’s a longer article from Billboard about the Jayhawks reuniting, which I mentioned (and linked to a Decider story) the other day.
*Today’s links: C-. Not enough focus.