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If you care about the internet, entrepreneurship or technology, you should care about PIPA / SOPA. For the record, I am 100% in favor of protecting the rights of artists and copyright holders. Artistic creation takes incredible effort and intellectual property rights help insure that we...

I titled this blog "Silicon Bowery" because my company, Indaba Music, has been located on the Bowery in lower Manhattan since 2006. We have space in a renovated building that used to be a flophouse called The Windsor Hotel. For those who don't know, the Bowery is...

I am sorry I didn't get to this post sooner  - mostly because I wanted to write about this concert while it was fresh in my head. I've been a huge Billy Joel fan my entire life (like most kids from Westchester or Long Island),...

I used to have this book when I was little called Unbuilding that told the fictional story of the Empire State Building's intentional deconstruction. It was sold to some Middle Eastern folks and had to be taken apart piece by piece for shipping. Unfortunately the...

My friend Claire forwarded this news to me from Racked this morning: "Word comes in today -- unconfirmed at present, we should note -- that Starbucks will be taking over the former Adams Restaurant Supply store on the south west corner of Bowery and Houston." This...

I must share my rage this morning. I called our local Fedex Kinkos to ask if they could make color copies, and they said yes, they could. However, 10 minutes later I walked into the store and I was told that no, actually, they couldn't...

I must share my rage this morning. I called our local Fedex Kinkos to ask if they could make color copies, and they said yes, they could. However, 10 minutes later I walked into the store and I was told that no, actually, they couldn't...

The last few days have been great here at the Indaba Music Loft, we got off to a great start on Tuesday, and Wednesday and Thursday didn't dissapoint either. Middle Distance Runner, The Undisputed Heavyweights, Seth Kallen (yay for Indaba interns!), Division Day, and Natalie...

The shows for CMJ at the Indaba Loft got off to a great start yesterday, we had a great crowd and some terrific bands. Quintus, Arizona, Cut Off Your Hands!, Some Velvet Morning, and Matt Singer all played great sets. Check out this short video...