Tuesday, April 24, 2007

msb-0138 Junk, just for fun

msb-0138 Junk, just for fun


[DJ Jeff intro 2]

---- "This Is Junk" by: "Brainpool" http://brainpool.nu/

Feedback come first, so...

I had some from "Drew Vics", whom I played on the last episode.


Awesome man! Thanks for playing "Dead Industry." When I uploaded that I had no idea if anyone would bother with it, it's such an experimental piece. You had the guts to do it! Thanks. And best to you!

It is interesting. I had no idea at first that you had MS or that your's was an MS related podcast. One of my wife's best friends was diagnosed with MS about four years back. Since hearing that pregnancy can sometimes keep symptoms at bay she and her husband decided to have a baby. Well, initially they had no luck, then they went through the "in-vitro" and that sort of thing. Expensive, but the outcome is that they ended up having triplets.

So, mom with MS, and who would have guessed that the children would have been afflicted with something as well. Yes, not long after they were born they were diagnosed with PVL, basically cerebral palsey, which is what PVL eventually leads to. All three have some level of that, but two are a little more affected than the other.

So my wife and I help out as much as we can. They are great people, and such beautiful children. They just turned 3 today actually. She is one of the strongest women I've ever met. Here is a link to a website I put together for the triplets.


Maybe you can mention them on one of your podcasts or something, they need all the help they can get with medical expenses and stuff. They are located in North Jersey, Bloomingdale area.

Well, thanks again for playing my, uh, can I actually call that a song? More like a sound. Anyway, thanks for that, and keep it up man! There are people listening. I'll be adding a link to your podcast from my website blog at http://www.drewvics.com, maybe that will bring you some more listeners.

Best of luck!

Life is not a reaction"

Now that's feed back...

I hope you can find it in your hearts to go to the website and give them some support, even if its only some words of encouragement.

And I bought Drew Vick's album too.

---- "Junk" by: " Douglas Fir" http://www.douglasfir.com.au/

Feed Forward comes next, so...

A great silence wraps around this microphone like absorbent wool around a stubbed toe. (Okay, that's a tad overblown. :-)

How about if played recordings of loon cries made in Northern Canada and the occasional buzzing of insects. Is that "alone" enough for ya?

Your voices, your messages are required here.

Its "your" segment.

Drop me an email: charles (at) MSBPodcast.com.

---- "Junk" by: "Munkey Juice" http://www.munkeyjuice.net/

Feed Me comes third, so...

Do you have a therapy, product, good or service that is of interest to MSers?

Consider advertising on this podcast.

Reminders on this segment only cost $0.03 per reminder per download of an episode. (A $30CPM targeted at MSers.)

It can/should lead to a full ad, in text, audio or video, which costs $3.00 per download.

That sounds expensive until you do the math and realize that if nobody downloads it it costs you nothing, unlike print, where you often can't even get an ad in to the specialized journals, or radio or TV where you'd just be wasting your money with the 0.0833% MSers rate of return. (That's about six times "below" the level of "statistical noise".)

But MSBPodcast is 100% in your market, and you only pay per download of your material.

No play, no pay.

Reach the MSers who would buy your therapy, product, good or service, with-out having to waste your advertising money on anyone who is "not" interested...

Send me an email at: charles (at) MSBPodcast.com

---- "Psychobabble Junk" by: "sarah dashew" http://www.sarahdashew.com/

Main Topic: Junk, just for fun.

The past couple of shows have been about a book review or about some heavy shit and sometimes I just want to have fun.

I was fishing 'round the PMN (the Podsafe Music Network,) listening to some music and I thought it sounded like junk, (Who wants "bubblegum"? I don't... Not even well played "bubblegum"... So I went "looking" for "junk". :-)

---- "Astrojunk - Outside Christmas" by: "The Lee Harris Christmas Compilations" http://www.soundclick.com/oilvillechristmasdynasty

Main Topic, part deux:

The PMN has turned into a pretty good source of alternative music that the RIAA "doesn't" have any claim on.

They can't kill it off like they're doing to internet radio, those streaming services who put out a signal that's multicast to a whole bunch of IP addresses.

The multicasters are being forced to find a new business model as the RIAA, forever on the lookout for new revenue opportunities for their clients, the big oligarchy of less than twenty four recording companies, has tripled their rate.

Actually, that's a lie. The RIAA's lawyers don't look for new opportunities. They are scared to death by anything and everything that makes a sound an they have tried to squash most of the innovations of the late nineteenth century and the twentieth century.

They have opposed every, that's every, innovation in recording since the invention of the player-piano. (The only reason they haven't legally gone after the pantograph is that two thousand years is a little too much prior art to outright ban, specially since they would have had to ban the very instruments they were using to spread the word on the ban.)

You see, they know the true value of their product.

Its only modulated noise and that's all.

John Cage's short experimental piece for violin and type-writer, it was an old "Underwood" model, scared the crap out of some people.

If the RIAA could get the typewriter reclassified as an musical performance instrument, and then as a recording instrument, they would be able to squash the very tool that brought us the modern era, either by using out right bans such as the copyright, or by pulling what they're doing now and levying crippling fees.

If any existing radio type streaming audio channels survive on the internet in six months or a year, I'll be extremely surprised.

The net efffect will have been that the rate tripling will have been used, not to increase in a draconian manner the lumps in the pockets of a few, but to kill off a very small industry, just because they could.

You do not want to fuck with the tone deaf lawyers of the RIAA.

If a tree fall in the forest, it had better do so quietly ... otherwise there'll be all kinds of fees to pay.

---- "Junkyard girlfriend" by: "ROCKET CITY RIOT" http://www.rocketcityriot.com/



Homer said...

Charles that's really kind of you.
I think this family needs all the support we can give.
I will have a relevant post soon.
In such cases everyone must help in any way. I hope the state there will do the same...
The babies are great!

Charles-A. Rovira said...

I am more, uh, jaundiced than thee I guess, but I do not expect the state to do a thing excerpt what the state does best, raise their taxes.

They are certainly not in the business of taking care of people, except to make sure they've paid their taxes.

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