In this installment of the Technology and the Arts podcast, we share some thoughts on Metallica’s latest Internet controversy, the BBC’s plans to create an online archive of its entire 81 years of existence and Viacom’s move to put episodes of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report on Hulu.com. Plus, we discuss independent music label collective Merlin and its emergence as a virtual fifth major label…and more! Hosts: Brian Kelley and John LeMasney. File size: 13 MB. Time: 26 min., 20 sec. File size: 6 MB. Time: 11 min., 37 sec.
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- bktandem.tumblr.com – Brian Kelley’s tumble log.
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- This is another solo podcast for Brian…John was off yet again this week, as he and his wife recently welcomed their second son into the world (but do listen for cameos from John near the end of the podcast).
- Here are some things Brian mentioned:
- Brian updated some information regarding upcoming shows by (and with) his friend, singer-songwriter Christian Beach. (See promotional poster below.)
- After filing a lawsuit against YouTube, Viacom turns to Hulu.com to host online videos of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. (Ars Technica)
- The BBC plans to create an online archive of its 81 years of radio and TV history . (The Age)
- Metallica ticks off…then makes nice with bloggers who posted reviews of their soon-to-be-released CD (Ars Technica)
- Merlin, a collective of independent music labels, claims to have U.S. market share equivalent to major label EMI, effectively making Merlin a “virtual fifth major label.” (Ars Technica)
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