Talking about me is very complicated, I am a Gemini and I am from South America. While I do love my job and working with the kids, one very nice thing about having weather related closings is that I get time to catch up on creating products for my store and I also have time to truly reflect on progress and think about what more I can do to really ensure my students have a deep understanding of the material we’ve been working on. I often create new visuals and materials during snow days that I wouldn’t necessarily have time (or the energy!) to make otherwise.
We get the $1 trillion” success of some technology giants who are now among the most valuable companies in the world, and we applaud it. But even though music and recording artists have made a significant contribution to that success, the American music community has not shared in it.
The book has a considerable wealth of academic knowledge that can be studied and reviewed but also there is a lot of psychological understanding in the ways we listen to music, what music we choose to suit our various moods and public displays at celebratory or mournful occasions.
Rather, recording artists, songwriters and the entire music community merely strive to restore that initial balance — to ensure that the DMCA lives up to its original intent and promise — to provide, as Mr. Beckerman reminds us, a system that would grow the internet and protect rights holders’ ability to thrive online.” Regrettably, that balance has been dramatically upended in recent years, and continues to be steadily eroded by the DMCA’s outdated and ineffective notice and takedown system.
Our Alternative Love Blueprint celebrates over 300 musicians, artists, managers and producers who (in our opinion) have been pivotal to the evolution of the alternative and independent music scene, from Bill Hayley & His Comets whose 1950s Rock Around the Clock became the first ever anthem for a rebellious youth, to the DIY ethic of present day bands like Arctic Monkeys and Radiohead.