July 12, 2013
The RIAA isn’t exactly an organization that we would refer to as our friends. For most of us millennial children and adults, we never even knew what the RIAA was until we were threatened by them. When Napster first arrived on the scene, it felt real cool to be part of that group who could share songs for free. I guess part of us felt like we were these digital thieves who get away with anything. Now, there are so many options to go about listening to new music, that the option of illegally taking the music isn’t always the best option or the most useful. When we purchase music on a cloud account we have access to it from anywhere as well as free storage for life.
The RIAA are still the watchdogs that we should not ignore. Downloading one illegal life can cause you to end up with …
February 13, 2013
Did you know that you favorite artist may not be a very big fan of you? It’s hard to believe but some of these artists would feel much better if they had one less fan – a fan that only downloads their music instead of buying it. I think the majority of kids who grew up downloading mp3’s have gotten over the fuzzy feeling they get when a pirated copy of their favorite album is available to them in only a few minutes. Now that it’s easier to buy a legitimate copy of your music, why not pay for a good quality rip and support your artist while you are at it?
Artists aren’t holding back either. They’re tired of having their songs being tossed around the internet like the gif of the dancing baby – their songs are works of art, not 2 second animations. Don’t be surprised …