Pink Floyd Hits The Wall Over Downloads

Did you notice the hypocrisy in the recent Pink Floyd court victory over their record label EMI preventing the company from selling single downloads on the Internet for their concept albums?

Interesting because most acts produce music cuts that are easy to sell as singles.

Pink Floyd, known for their different approach to creating record albums, seems to have won a victory of dubious value.

There was a judgment in the case which was heard in British court but news reports say that part of the judgment was kept secret. Apparently negotiations are ongoing between the group and the label.


The WGN Memo You Can’t Ignore

Robert Feder, the outstanding reporter and columnist based in Chicago, slipped Tribune CEO Randy Michaels a well-deserved stiff arm the other day when he wrote a piece on 119 words Michaels will not allow on Tribune