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Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:19 AM Reply

I've noticed in the past couple of years that whenever a popular musician dies (Dio, Michael Jackson, now Houston), their record label likes to put out a greatest hits collection (there's one for Houston on iTunes now) or an old concert (Dio) or fucking release a bunch of unfinished songs right before they died (MJ?). Honestly, I find this to be an insult. The company is making money off the person's death. That is fucked in the up position. What the hell, man?

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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:21 AM Reply

At A few seconds ago, jjjkuk wrote: The company is making money off the person's death.

I think it would be more accurate to say they're making money off the fickle nature of consumers.

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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:24 AM Reply

When else are you going to come out with a greatest hits album?


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:43 AM Reply

At 16 minutes ago, MiloBased wrote: When else are you going to come out with a greatest hits album?

1. Fuckin' don't. That's a cheap way of making money, you sell-out whore.

2. If you must, then when the and breaks up. As for soloists, I dunno.


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:53 AM Reply

Should send Sony Music Entertainment, one of the world's top 4 record companies, a letter explaining your issue with how they're capitalizing off the recent publicity of Houston, despite them owning the rights to her entire catalogue.
http://hub.sonymusic.com/about/feedback.php


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 02:58 AM Reply

At 12 minutes ago, jjjkuk wrote:
At 16 minutes ago, MiloBased wrote: When else are you going to come out with a greatest hits album?
1. Fuckin' don't. That's a cheap way of making money, you sell-out whore.

Not really, if I want to support a long time artists maybe i don't feel like buying 10+ albums if I only like their biggest hits.


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 03:05 AM Reply

At 8 minutes ago, STEM wrote: Should send Sony Music Entertainment, one of the world's top 4 record companies, a letter explaining your issue with how they're capitalizing off the recent publicity of Houston, despite them owning the rights to her entire catalogue.
http://hub.sonymusic.com/about/feedback.php

Now, now, just because they legally have the rights, doesn't mean it's ethical, even it is business. Proof that people are cheap and want nothing but money.


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 03:36 AM Reply

I'd like to milk some musicians before they pass away.

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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 04:17 AM Reply

Oh no, some record labels are only in it for the money?

Who would have thunk.

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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 04:30 AM Reply

I want some chocolate milk now but I'm out ;__;


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 06:59 AM Reply

...are you going to finish that glass?

also, they're dead. they're not really going to care.


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Response to Milking Musicians Feb. 13th, 2012 @ 08:26 AM Reply

i notice that its annoying!!