Stockholm Singer Soso Uses Pirate Bay To Release Album

I have to give major props to bold new Swedish pop artist Sophia “Soso” Somajo for releasing her debut album for free on the torrent website The Pirate Bay.

You can download The Time I Dug So Deep I Ended Up in China (T.T.I.D.S.D.I.E.U.I.C.) there or on her website, where she writes:

“I have written, produced and recorded this album in my bedroom. It’s the story of my life. Literally.”

“This project is an anti-social experiment pushing the boundaries of the music industry. I have even gone so far that I have left my major record label and started up my own. I call it: Do It Yourself Bitch Productions.”

In that very insightful and personal letter she also talks about going back to making music to simply be heard, and not resisting change – referring to the dying physical music industry and vitalized digital one.  Continue reading “Stockholm Singer Soso Uses Pirate Bay To Release Album”

R.I.P. BtJunkie, Limewire, Megaupload & Mininova

As all you penny-pinching piracy fiends probably noticed your favorite websites are getting shut the fuck down by specially-trained members of the special forces. (According to the RIAA At least 63% of people illegally download music)

Law-enforcers who can deal with people like Kim “Dotcom” Schmitz, the overweight Megaupload founder (and top ranked Modern Warfare 3 player) whose New Zealand home was raided on January 20. Continue reading “R.I.P. BtJunkie, Limewire, Megaupload & Mininova”