…quasi-communist regulatory excess swallowed net radio and regurgitated nyet radio…
Haruki Murakami is one of those authors I always vaguely feel like I ought to read, but never quite get around to picking up.
Swooning teeny-boppers shouldn't hurt their almost grown-up sound... right?
There will continue to be a market for selling music, however diminished — but it will have to be cheaper music. Margins will shrink even more. Accordingly, costs will have to shrink. Spending a few million to launch an act will shortly be a thing of the past.
A review of Russian Experiences: Life in the Former USSR and Post-Soviet Russia, by "The Raven" and Marie Claire.
I'm a city boy, raised under the brilliant glow of success and possibility which I saw everywhere around me. This is a novel about someone who grew up in a place where possibility was barely a faint glimmer on the horizon.