Look at the map above. That pin far away from everything is Novosibirsk, Russia. It’s Siberia and it’s where Mark Hawkins started a mini tour. He also shot the above 20 minute film. His footage shows Siberia as industrial, cold and alcohol fueled. Basically just what I think of when I think of Siberia. It’s amazing Mark performed there. My eyes were glued to this video. I’m not sure I could handle a tour like that. I froze my ass off just watching this.
“Techno artist Mark Hawkins’ tour of Siberia, Russia including dates in Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk, a visit to a school in the remote town of Nazarovo and an 11 hour nighttime journey on the Trans Siberian Railway.”
For more info: signalsfromsouthwark.com
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It must be a real mind trip for an everyday non music techno American listener to see this.
“Russian techno party in the forest.” – marteenp
For more info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia
Yes my friends, above is a playlist I found on imeem. It was posted by Attchort and it’s titled, “USSR 1980-1990′s”. I can see why imeem is so popular now! The past nights I’ve been spending more and more time there and I found a serious amount of great music.
I set up my own artist profile so if your signed up there feel free to friend me: www.imeem.com/thehorrorist I’m still setting up my profile so it’s sparse at the moment.
So what about your own music on imeem? Well if your a known independent artist chances are you will find some of your music on imeem in violation of your copyright. Fans have most likely have uploaded entire songs of yours. Don’t get upset as this is just a good sign people like you. So what to do? Imeem suggests register at imeem then head over to Snocap (who they now own), sign up there and register all your songs. Once all your music is registered at Snocap you can choose where Snocap allows your music to be sold. When I say “sold” in reference to imeem I mean paid a share of imeem’s ad revenue each time the full song has been streamed. I read the Snocap Terms of Service and it’s non-exclusive.
As a registed artist with SNOCAP, you can control which songs you want to be streamed at full-length to everyone on imeem. imeem uses a filtering technology to check whether you have permited full streaming for these songs. If you did not register your songs in SNOCAP, your song could be claimed by another artist/label or misidentified.
In our efforts to bring artists and labels access to new and innovative ways to promote, control, and earn more from their music, SNOCAP has partnered with imeem. Artists and labels who stream their music on imeem will earn income by sharing some of imeem’s advertising revenue.
The SNOCAP technology will automatically identify tracks uploaded by our users and determine if the artist/label of the song permitted the full stream.- Imeem.com
I would like some feedback if anyone is signed up with Snocap and/or is using imeem. I know Snocap has had a bad reputation in the past. I wonder if I am missing something in the TOS. I have yet to sign up myself and am looking for a bit more info. What do you think?
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