Remember back when everything was new and fun, before the rest of the world caught on to whatever it was you were discovering & it held a special significance to you? Do you ever get caught up in chasing that feeling, that sense of newness, of perpetual motion towards trying to find your heart in the things that really matter to you? That's partially why I started Loudersoft, being a part of a sea change at an early stage that changed and shaped the culture we live in, long before it became about traffic metrics, ad revenues ...
I've heard 12 brand-new albums today and I can confirm: the first two months of 2011 are ripe with amazing new records. But, you know .... you're probably wondering where I've been. At the risk of not really making sense, let me try to explain in general what's going on. Continue Reading...
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I think I dropped a huge bomb on my readers back at the end of 2009 when I unleashed a deeply personal twist on my year's end list. After the notable deaths of a number of people whose impact in music I was clear on (in particular Willie Mitchell, Jay Reatard, Alex Chilton), I started to lose heart for this thing called Loudersoft. This has been my baby since 2005 & I've taken my share of extended breaks. I never took six months off before, but now I have. I figured out what I needed to. I ...
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