Cover art for Ethnic Profound by DubRaJah

Music Review: DubRaJah – Ethnic Profound (RootsDub – CC BY-NC-ND)

Sergey Gabbasov is a Russian social anthropologist specializing in the Himalayan region.  Under the moniker DubRaJah, he releases recordings in the genre he describes as “Roots Dub”. Some artists have been criticized for their attempts at fusing African and Asian styles into western dance music (for example, Toby Marks aka Banco de Gaia). Some critics feel […]

The CCTrax Front Web Page

CCTrax: Great Place To Get Your CreativeCommons Fix

For those of us that have been using the Internet Archive, SonicSquirrel, Jamendo, Band Camp, and other sites to find our musical fixes, there is a new site that shows a lot of promise for those that want a cleaner style with a more consistent and easy to use navigation structure: CCTrax. This site is […]

Why RSS Readers and the Choice of a Feed Reader Matters

Introduction I wrote a quick article last night listing several open source alternatives to Google Reader, after the announcement that Google plans to drop the application in July of this year.  There was an fairly active conversation on Twitter about this for about 24 hours, which I found myself following and responding to…  In fact, […]

CerebralMix Ep 19: Soft Phases

CerebralMix Episode 19 NOTE: The feeds for The CerebralMix are changing. Please see the sidebar for the new feeds. The current feed will be discontinued in a few weeks. Download: OGG Download the FLAC from the CerebralMix Internet Archive collection. CerebralMix Episode 19: Soft Phases Table of Contents Introduction Track Credits Show Credits Closing Note […]

CerebralMix Episode 18: Fantastic Alternate Universes

CerebralMix Episode 18: Fantastic Alternate Universes NOTE: The feeds for The CerebralMix are changing. Please see the sidebar for the new feeds. The current feed will be discontinued in a few weeks. Download: OGG Download the FLAC from the CerebralMix Internet Archive collection. CerebralMix Episode 18: Fantastic Alternate Universes Table of Contents Introduction Track Credits […]