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Rock Online What’s a CD?

rock onlineWhen is the last time that you bought a CD?  Have you been into a music store lately or are those all dying off too?  Everyone seems to be moving over to digital music, keeping their records, 8 tracks, cd’s and tapes as nostalgic reminders of how music used to be.

Digital music has done a lot of good and a lot of bad for the industry.  The good is that telling someone about a kick ass new band is ultimately that much simpler to do now.  You can find young new talent and actually be a part of their rise to fame without ever leaving your computer.  That freakin’ rocks.  Now the bad side in the beginning was artists weren’t getting their money.  That on the most part is starting to turn around finally.

New artists are making deals with iTunes and completely cutting out the middle man agent, so that means a bigger share, but doesn’t that make Apple the agent?  In a way yes and no.  Apple does get a hefty cut of everything from a song to an app and this consolidation of power is a bit dangerous as many independent record companies are dying out.  Those calling themselves independent often are selling their music on iTunes, so how independent does that actually make them?  I’m not saying iTunes is bad in anyway, but if a band is calling themselves independent, then they actually should live up to their claim.  That means exclusively selling their music from their website, independent of iTunes or other MegaMonster song distributors.

Another nice benefit to society is that a lot of these rockers don’t travel, never once went on a tour and have never seen a tour bus.  OK, bad for the soul of rock, makes rock a little more lazy, but great for society.  Towns don’t have to worry about their girl’s virginity being lost to some out of town rocker and STD’s are on the decline.  You think I’m kidding right?  The problem with digital music and what it is doing to rock is that it is leaving mega bands, which are dying out rapidly, to be the only thing new rockers are going to know of concerts.  Bring back the dive bar tours, bring back city to city touring night after night.  Come on new guys, step it up, live up to your predecessors and rock like they used to.  Probably good to stay away from all of the drugs and too much drinking, that part you can skip, but tour!

OK, Rock on.


About Rock Online

About Rock Online

Rock Online

There aren’t too many things more exciting in this life than rock and roll.  Rock and roll has created a standard for partying, dancing, and fast paced, uptempo music.  Nothing gets your heart beating like a pounded out drum solo or makes your head reel like a high pitched guitar riff.  Rock and roll has it all.  With the help of the internet, you can listen to rock online as much as you want.

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Whether you like heavy rock, blues rock, punk rock, metal rock, or any other kind of rock music, you can find it online.  There are hundreds of music sites that are dedicated to introducing you to different types of rock music, and others that will play mixes of your favorite kind of rock.  This is a great way to broaden your horizons, or to listen to all of your favorite groups and guitar riffs.

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If you are interested in buying new rock music then you have a lot of different options as well.  If you are looking to buy heavy metal rock albums you should do a lot of research online.  There are very popular music libraries to choose from and they are all very competitive.  With a little price matching you can usually get a very good deal on any kind of rock online rock music without having to pay full price.  Take time to compare a lot of different vendors and make sure the music quality is the same.  Once you have found the metal rock that you want, you can either purchase the album and have it shipped to you, or you can have it downloaded to your media library.  Keep in mind that if you purchase the album to be shipped, you will usually have to pay extra to have it delivered.

If you are into just listening to rock online, but don’t find it necessary to own it, then there are a lot of different sites that will allow you listen to a certain type of rock music for free.  For instance, if you like punk rock, you usually will have to pick one band and then the site will match that band with similar bands and make an ongoing mix.  Many of these sites are not bogged down by advertisements and will play music constantly for as long as you want.  Take advantage of these free online resources and get the most out of your rock music.  Whether it be blues rock, metal rock, or heavy rock, you can find a great mix of music online.