Tag Archives: Fake

Why Fake Streams Hurt Every Developing Artist

A while ago an article about a website promising a free money scheme popped into my inbox. The point of the scheme was to get an AI to create an album with royalty-free samples that you could upload to Spotify in your name. The website pointed out that you could distribute your album to Spotify … Continue reading Why Fake Streams Hurt Every Developing Artist

Deep Fake Vocals, Miles Copeland Part 2, And AI-Driven A&R On My Latest Podcast

There’s more behind-the-scenes music business stories with former Police and Sting manger Ian Copeland, the guest on the podcast this week. Ian also created IRS Records, which was at the forefront of punk and New Wave as the home of bands like REM, The Bangles, Dead Kennedys, The Go Gos, and many others.  In part 2 of … Continue reading Deep Fake Vocals, Miles Copeland Part 2, And AI-Driven A&R On My Latest Podcast

You Can’t Fake Quality

Russ Hughes has had a successful career in multiple areas of the music business, but started a small blog dedicated to helping Pro Tools users that has grown into a group of sites (Pro-Tools-Expert.com, Logic-pro-expert.com, Ableton-Live-Expert.com and Studio-One-Expert.com) that may be the most influential in the digital audio world today. Here’s an excerpt from my … Continue reading You Can’t Fake Quality

Producer Gareth Jones, Mixing ITB Acceptance, And Fake Streaming Artists On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is producer/engineer Gareth Jones, who’s a pioneer in the use of cutting edge digital equipment, sampling technology, and synthesizers. Gareth produced five albums for techno innovators Depeche Mode and six albums for synth-pop superstars Erasure, and many more.  As the mixer of John Foxx’s seminal album Metamatic, he realized that an artist could truly define his … Continue reading Producer Gareth Jones, Mixing ITB Acceptance, And Fake Streaming Artists On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Hypnospace Outlaw is set in a weird 90s fake Internet – and it has its own music sequencer

It’s difficult to find an escape when pandemic and political unrest confine you to an Internet overwhelmed with the same. So – just use a fake Internet. With a fake 90s music sequencer and page builder. Seriously. The post Hypnospace Outlaw is set in a weird 90s fake Internet – and it has its own … Continue reading Hypnospace Outlaw is set in a weird 90s fake Internet – and it has its own music sequencer