Archive for month: November, 2009

Physical Media Still Thrives. Why?

What percentage of music is bought via digital download? If you believed all the attention iTunes has received in recent years you’d think 80% of sales came through the web. But only about a third of the music bought in 2009 was downloaded. Yep, the vast majority of music is purchased on CD. Physical media […]

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The Secret to Success: To Hell with Fashion! (part three)

[Continued from Tuesday’s post] I think about pop fashion a lot when it comes to music and the arts in general. While it is true there is “nothing new under the sun”, it is also true we are the ones with the Creator living within us, yet often we hand our creativity over to the […]

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The Secret to Success: To Hell with Fashion! (part two)

[continued from yesterday] OK, so I’m not a fashonista. I’ve always and still do wear well-worn approximations of bell bottom jeans ‘cause I like them, and I like to wear unique shirts like I had when I was 17, unsaved, very long hair, playing in a rock band. I wear these ‘cause I like them. […]

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The Secret to Success: To Hell with Fashion! (‘Cause that’s where it’s going anyway.)

“The great guide of the world is fashion, and its god is respectability—two phantoms, at which brave men laugh. How many of you look around on society to know what to do. You watch the general current, and then float upon it. You study the popular breeze and shift your sails to suit it. True […]

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