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July 25, 2005

Wondering How Awful Music Gets On The Radio?

Payola never went away. Sony's been buying "spins" of their various lame acts, including J-Lo, and NY AG Elliott Spitzer's got the memos disclosing the payouts.

I don't know if this should necessarily be a crime. I'm not sure the musical taste of a mornonic DJ allowed to pick his own music, or a bunch of 13 year old girls dialing furiously on the request lines, is that much better than a corporate A&R executive. Just make them disclose they're engaged in pay-for-play and let them do whatever the hell they want.

Still, I can't say it bothers me that the little bastards responsible for inflicting a decade of sickeningly syrupy insipid pop ballads on us might be facing big fines.

Thanks to the Fat Kid.


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