Pulse X turns ten this year. REAL MUSIC, SON.
How we make connections between content creators and their fans is our primary concern. We want to give creators options, rather than a set of rules.
- Matt Mason, Executive Director of Marketing at BitTorrent
Recently, PBS: MediaShift’s Mark Glaser sat down with Matt Mason to talk about BitTorrent as a legit (and effective) distribution model for content creators, how the company makes money for itself and artists, and the disruptive technology that is BitTorrent Live. Read the entire article here.
Today, Stereogum shares their premature evaluation for Beck’s forthcoming unconventional release, Song Reader.
"…as a means of rallying music lovers around musical instruments to share in what has increasingly become the preferred hobby of the isolationist, I approve of Song Reader because of the challenge it presents. It throws a gauntlet in a way that shortsighted ‘pay what you want’ schemes and distracting viral videos never could.”
Earlier this week, we celebrated evolution with a classic work scribed by Charles Darwin. Now, we’re introducing another tale about survival of the fittest, written by another Charles. The first part of Great Expectations was published 152 years ago, tomorrow (12/01/1860) by Charles Dickens and is still a must-read to this day.
The Internet Archive has this classic available for you to download, free of charge, as always.
Download Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations: http://bit.ly/greatexpectationsia
Visit the LibriVox page: http://archive.org/details/great_expectations_mfs_0812_librivox