“copyleft” Posts

blocSonic guide to filling your mp3 device for free with legal DRM-free music

Recently, I've come across a few "guides" to filling your portable audio device. They all seem to benefit only the mainstream music industry, as they primarily guide the reader to finding music via costly methods that support the major record labels. I'm personally not against spending money for music, quite… Read more

WARNING: Listen to Highly Addictive "netBloc Vol. 8: I Copyleft!" at Your Own Risk

As some of you may or may not know, I run a freelance graphic design business at nvzion.com. When I'm not working full-time at my "day job" or finding the best new net audio for you, I'm designing albums for Public Enemy and Chuck D's Slamjamz music label. This past… Read more

Net Audio Releases (Week of July 16th, 2007)

Hi all! I'd like to introduce to you this, the first of what will be a weekly news feature here at blocSonic. An overview of net audio releases that were released over the previous week. Perhaps another reason to keep checking with us, or subscribing to our RSS feed. Keep… Read more

Volume 6 challenges and "Day of Silence"

(Modified version of a previously published essay that can be found in netBloc Vol. 6's PDF booklet) Thanks again to everyone who participated in Volume 6 and everyone of you who has downloaded it and are listening to it while you read this. It was quite a bumpy ride this… Read more

DRM & Digital Music Pricing (Upgrade 'The White Album'... AGAIN!)

The manipulators of the major music industry are masters of manipulation. They've had 100 years to perfect it to a science. Though, like anything else... even masters of any domain can slip up occasionally. Their blunder was going digital in the first place. Of course, the industry's short-sighted money grab… Read more