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On November 17, 1971.

On November 17, 1971, “Warner Bros” released “A Nod’s as Good as a Wink… to a Blind Horse”, the third Faces album. “A Nod’s as Good as a Wink… to a Blind Horse” was recorded from March to September 1971, at the “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Faces and Glyn Johns. 113 more words

Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre Goes Gold

Add another accolade to one of the most successful producers in Hip Hop.

Dr. Dre’s third studio album, Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre earns the Compton rapper and producer another gold plaque. 96 more words

Entertainment News

Court Ruling On Trade Dispute Also Prevents MPAA From Blocking File-Sharing Sites

The internet can be very weird sometimes, as can the massive patchwork of regulation and case law that holds the world together. And so it came to pass this summer that we found ourselves… 705 more words


Been very busy lately, with both life in general and (especially) a job change. So, finally it’s been a (relatively) free weekend and a chance to relax with some solder fumes.  106 more words


Aurous Gets Beaten Up By the RIAA But Peace is Near

[D]espite the aggression from the RIAA, there are now signs of peace on the horizon. At the start of an evidentiary hearing yesterday, both sides requested time for a discussion. 79 more words

Policy & Ethics

Pandora, Record Labels Settle Lawsuit Over Use of Pre-1972 Music

Major record labels and Pandora have agreed to a $90 million settlement over the use of recordings made before 1972.

The Recording Industry Assn. of America has been leading the labels’ litigation seeking royalties over the pre-1972 recordings, including a lawsuit filed against Pandora in a New York state court last year. 207 more words