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13 most insidious pervasive lies of the modern music industry (Digital Music News)

The Bad (2 of 3 music posts in a row)

This is the 2nd of 3 blog posts on current music. This is the Bad News one – Following this is the Good News one so stay tuned!



Friend sent a link to Digital Music News out of Santa Monica. They claim to be the “Premier news and information authority for music industry and technology executives worldwide.” They posted a strong article on the music industry titled:

THE 13 MOST INSIDIOUS PERVASIVE LIES OF THE MODERN MUSIC… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 6, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Post Halloween Art Quiz

Musea Post Halloween Art Question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Here’s a retro fashion question. In 1991 climbers found a 5,000 year old man frozen in the Alps. On his body they found 57 of these. Question for this week is 57 what?

IS:

Tattoos! They were made out of soot from a fire, and due to where they were located on the man’s body, they may have been there to fight arthritis. The ice man has been named Otzi.

We had no eligible…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 1, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Mention in Texas Music Magazine - new issue?

Got a good news stand where you live? There may be a mention of me in the national Texas Music Magazine, Fall issue #56. But I can't find it! Who can find a copy?

Seems that not only are newspapers going out of business, but news stands and magazines too!



I was interviewed for this issue over the phone. I hope there is a mention, but I don't know. If you can find a copy of this issue, let me know.





Tom Hendricks

(editor of the 21 year old zine… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

3 Poems based on Sappho

3 poems inspired by Sappho – the last a fragment that works as is]

her face saddened,
her shoulders slumped,
her wings collapsed,

———

“As for me
neither honey or bee,”
sighed Sappho
in her declining years.

——–

the dew of my tears

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 28, 2013 at 9:16am — No Comments

Music down to these 5 musicians - every one else marginalized Beyonce, Beiber,....

Have you gotten the corporate memo from the Big 4 ( Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, EMI Group and Warner Music Group are collectively known as the "Big Four" majors - they control 80% of the music business).



They will only allow 5 musicians to get most of the music coverage.



Music and the music business, has been reduced to 5 auto tuned sound alikes. These 5 get more media attention than all the other musicians in the world, combined. Corporate music has marginalize the… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 24, 2013 at 8:53am — No Comments

Quiz Question for the Quizzical

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This week's question is fashion, film, and, false from the get go! What film director invented false eyelashes in 1916?

IS



D.W. Griffith in 1916, for actress Seena Owen to make her have a more dramatic look!

We had no eligible winner. I don’t dumb down so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or my NEWEST… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 15, 2013 at 9:24am — No Comments

Diane Rehm Show on Wealth Disparity

Musea Zine Readers,

Please see my blog for this week's e-mail club message - a response to the Diane Rehm panel.

http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/09/12/diane-rehm-show-on-wealth-disparity-today/

Tom

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 12, 2013 at 8:56am — No Comments

This Week's Quiz

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



Where was the Hokey Pokey, first Hokey Pokeyed?

IS

Sun Valley Inn in Sun Valley, Idaho. (For more on this complicated question see http://mentalfloss.com/article/31063/ambiguous-origins-hokey-pokey

We had no eligible winner. Seems most of you put your whole brain in and shook it all about! I don’t dumb down so please… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 9, 2013 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Lessons I've Learned in 50 Years of Singing

essons I’ve Learned in 50 Years of Singing

This post is from Musea issue #189, “This Train Goes Both Ways” issue.

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LESSONS LEARNED IN 50 YEARS OF SINGING

Singing is fun. Here’s some tips that I’ve learned over the decades that will help singers sound better. I wish someone had told me these ‘singing secrets’ when I started out. (Though being headstrong I don’t know if I would have listened!). Anyway, I can’t change my history but I can pass along what… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 5, 2013 at 9:03pm — No Comments

This Week's Musea Quiz

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Where do these 2 RULES come from?

"If you wear a costume that includes a replica weapon, please keep it attached to the costume. Don't draw it or aim it."

"If you have pets, including iguanas, parrots, boa constrictors, or other nonhuman critters, please leave them at home."

IS

The Comic Con Events Guide (2009 issue)

We had no eligible winner. Seems you also left your smarts attached to your… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 4, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments

Quizzical Question for this Quarter of the month

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Star Wars, the classic sci-fi film was the first to really merge film and film merchandising. No film had done that, like that, that had gone before. This week's question is a multiple choice. Which TWO of these was not manufactured and sold as Star War merchandise?

1. R2D2 Cookie Jar. 2. Chewbacca Mug. 3. Ewok Village Action Playset. 4. Talking Yoda Doll with Pull String. 5. Kellogg's C3PO's breakfast cereal. 6.… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 28, 2013 at 9:23am — No Comments

Two Songs made the Top 20 of Neil Young's Protest Music Chart

Two of My Songs made the top 20 on Neil Young’s Protest Music Chart

These two songs of mine entered the Top 20 on Neil Young’s Website Page of thousands of protest songs.



19.

Peace Sign – Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar

20.

AOL Can Go and Tank Tomorrow – Tom Hendricks



For the complete list of works go to



http://www.neilyoung.com/lwwtoday/lwwsongspage.html



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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 26, 2013 at 9:43am — No Comments

Rock n Roll (poems and sayings - collection)

http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/08/24/rock-n-roll-poems/

rock and roll’
is over for me
it’s gotten boring
and refuses to change

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 24, 2013 at 10:40am — No Comments

Then There were 5: Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

What's important is the quality of the music - I like how all the voices are auto tuned to robot levels, and the musicians sound like karaoke - that's what rock and roll has always been about. - Art S Revolutionary



Well it looks like we're down to 5 musicians in the country: Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber ... and a few wannabees.

This is the best music in a world of billions right?



Maybe it's time for..... (go to my blog for the rest at… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 23, 2013 at 10:32am — No Comments

3 Quatros (short short poems)

3 Quatros (short short poems)

3 recent Quatros*



there and

not there



———



one branch

broken!



———-



rumble, rumble, …

boxcar, boxcar, …



———-



What is a QUATRO. It’s a new type of very very short poetry that usually compares two things, in a haiku – way, packing a lot of meaning in a very small amount of words. There is usually a very real comparison, and behind it a 2nd deeper meaning. Here is the 7th… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 23, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments

NSA Listens in on Brangelina?

NSA Listens in on Brangelina !?!
The NSA (National Security Agency) Surveillance team gets bored – dull job….

So why not investigate Brangelina (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie) for a lark?....

see my blog for Zine Musea for more
http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/08/22/nsa-listens-in-on-brangelina/

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2013 at 8:33am — No Comments

Quizzical Question

Quizzical Quiz Question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Claude Monet, the great Impressionist painter, developed a style in later years he termed painting the ‘enveloppe’. What does that art term mean?

IS

In most simple terms, it’s painting the atmosphere between the painter and the subject. Now that is a fascinating painting concept!

We had no eligible winner. Seems the paint thinner got to you on this one. I don’t dumb down so…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

Tide (poem)

a tide
must be turning
somewhere ...

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 12, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

Ten Best Poets of All Time

Musea Guide (from past issues)

http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/08/10/10-best-poets-of-all-time/

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 10, 2013 at 9:15am — No Comments

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