Friday, October 06, 2006
Ike Turner- Box Top
The box top has been redeemed.
What the Sam Hill is going on here? This primordial stew is so suffused with exploratory energy that one could make a case that the men in the studio of Chicago's Cobra Records 48 years ago were forging the very future of popular music. Throat singing? Feedback? Insane overdubs? Nonsense lyrics? All that and more insanity is jammed into this rock'n'roll source code.
Here's an excellent music industry sales analysis.
To combat those dismal sales figures, artists are finding new sources of revenue. I don't begrudge the concept of selling access to artists through auctions like
this. I'm saving my pennies for a chance to bid on breakfast with Beyonce.