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2/28/2019 10:05:15 AM
Saw The Chills last night!

2/6/2019 4:01:04 PM
Booked another gig -- in May!

2/1/2019 5:15:39 PM
I'm thinking of stepping into Brazilian Pop

12/14/2018 8:06:23 AM
A great quote about playing guitar

12/9/2018 8:08:46 PM
How many of you have actually recorded to TAPE?

11/15/2018 10:12:59 AM
Anyone gonna be around Chicago for the Holidays?

10/18/2018 2:41:47 PM
SONGWRITERS: Is there a singer you would love to hear sing one of your songs?

8/27/2018 8:39:33 AM
Woke up with a completed song in my head!

8/20/2018 1:18:27 PM
I have this song about my little baby boy, Cary

7/5/2018 2:43:50 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRYON!

6/15/2018 8:36:36 AM
Meeting IMPeople

5/8/2018 5:32:45 PM
Coming soon...the Hop On Pop BOX SET!!!

3/25/2018 9:40:15 PM
I think I have achieved my goal as a musician.

3/1/2018 2:28:05 PM
Which should I record next?

2/22/2018 6:57:58 PM
I'm gonna be a baby now

2/4/2018 10:54:01 AM
I saw a guy who looked like Scott last night

12/18/2017 7:32:11 AM
Thank you SO much for the "Best Band" nomination!

11/13/2017 6:30:24 PM
New songs are UP!!!

10/13/2017 9:48:24 AM
New songs—mixes are coming in!

9/30/2017 11:11:11 AM
Recording next week!

9/14/2017 10:46:42 AM
RIP Grant Hart

8/30/2017 9:51:19 AM
Tomorrow is my 20th wedding anniversary!

8/18/2017 9:13:28 AM
Cary turns 18 today!

7/1/2017 6:44:21 PM
I did a Facebook Live stream

5/1/2017 8:03:38 AM
The Monkees

4/10/2017 7:20:20 AM
Where did Larree's topic about The Beatles go?

4/5/2017 7:31:26 PM
I'm playing at Billy Corgan's place next week

3/24/2017 7:03:39 AM
If any of you are ever in Chicago

3/20/2017 8:08:09 PM
Vagina

3/6/2017 7:53:07 PM
Chance the Rapper donates $1M to Chicago Public Schools

12/2/2016 7:35:56 PM
The perfect Christmas gift!!!

12/2/2016 1:30:27 PM
Why is there a picture of Stoneman at the bottom of the front page?

10/23/2016 6:26:43 AM
Somewhere, Steve Goodman is smiling...

7/23/2016 6:04:51 AM
Live on the radio 7/29—stream or over the air!

7/8/2016 7:54:23 AM
I've been covered again -- this time by BEATLESEX!

5/16/2016 10:11:22 AM
I was on TV last night

4/21/2016 10:36:51 AM
Prince: Rest In Peace O(+>

3/24/2016 8:13:54 AM
Just finished writing my first song in almost 2 years!

3/15/2016 5:49:20 AM
Just catalogued my entire music collection!

2/26/2016 8:38:28 AM
Emitt Rhodes! His first album in 40 years released TODAY!!!

2/18/2016 6:34:00 PM
Writing on instruments that you don't actually play

1/7/2016 7:38:02 AM
Are there any artists whose new albums you will ALWAYS buy?

1/2/2016 5:28:44 PM
Free damn download

12/21/2015 6:24:03 AM
Happy Holidays, from Hop On Pop

12/15/2015 6:55:34 AM
Todd's top albums of 2015

11/27/2015 7:20:14 AM
In Chicago? I'm playing a show tonight (11/27)!

9/4/2015 11:17:13 AM
Twitter account from "Person Who Sits Next to Kim Davis"

8/22/2015 7:45:49 AM
My band got some airplay in Sweden!

8/14/2015 4:47:00 AM
I've been writing full-on record reviews

7/24/2015 11:09:54 AM
MY stumper questions for music geeks

5/29/2015 5:08:24 PM
#TheThankYouProject

5/27/2015 6:41:39 AM
What music is on your iPod/phone/portable device?

5/21/2015 4:20:23 PM
Rock quote of the day

5/20/2015 9:03:22 AM
A dissertation on… my lyrics?!

5/19/2015 7:20:04 AM
Looks great! So… any new features we should know?

4/29/2015 4:32:18 AM
Hooray! I've been waiting to post this NEW song!!!

3/5/2015 8:01:07 AM
New song: "We Made It To the Middle"

2/26/2015 5:01:03 AM
A couple of recipes, if you like to cook:

1/9/2015 12:24:15 PM
Sunday -- recording session

9/19/2014 7:50:00 AM
First full-band rehearsal in a long time

8/27/2014 6:14:48 AM
New way of releasing an album

6/23/2014 10:43:19 AM
Okay, so the new song is UP "Spinning, Standing Still"

6/12/2014 12:04:32 PM
Anyone in ST. LOUIS?

4/23/2014 8:35:19 AM
One of the best songs I have ever written

4/22/2014 5:07:29 AM
Muscle Shoals documentary -- you should ALL see this

3/4/2014 6:46:59 AM
Brand New FULL-BAND recording

2/26/2014 10:19:40 AM
Video from 2/21 show

2/13/2014 11:31:58 AM
I'll be on the radio tomorrow (2/14/2014)

1/2/2014 9:11:46 AM
It's been 10 years since my first album came out

12/16/2013 6:02:50 AM
The Curtis Mayfield Story

12/9/2013 12:05:06 PM
Your best of 2013?

12/6/2013 10:25:40 AM
Happy Holidays!!!

11/14/2013 10:34:41 AM
Back in the studio

11/12/2013 6:28:34 PM
Are we in a new Golden Age of mainstream pop?

10/11/2013 6:40:55 AM
This salsa...

10/9/2013 7:50:11 AM
When the demo is better than the released version

9/26/2013 5:34:43 AM
Anybody remember this guy from Garageband.com?

8/16/2013 7:44:31 PM
So, what is/are your main axe(s)?

8/8/2013 10:05:14 AM
Help me get a little press? Thanks!

7/14/2013 4:41:08 PM
It's nice to be on the Hitline

6/29/2013 12:45:14 PM
Giving it all away

6/18/2013 4:41:49 AM
Interviewed for a blog

6/3/2013 4:30:59 PM
One of those moments that keeps me going...

5/1/2013 4:53:15 PM
The one UK punk band that actually LIKED Thatcher

5/1/2013 2:02:23 PM
Money and time

4/30/2013 4:04:12 PM
My friend Phil almost died

4/18/2013 10:06:19 AM
What have I been listening to?

2/22/2013 7:31:46 AM
New single for download at my Bandcamp page

2/4/2013 7:16:59 AM
After 22 years a NEW MY BLOODY VALENTINE ALBUM!!!

1/8/2013 8:23:34 AM
Not feeling very inspired

1/2/2013 5:10:59 AM
The No-Getters - "Sympathy"

12/31/2012 6:40:42 AM
A Happy New Year song!!!

12/28/2012 11:46:03 AM
Todd's Top 10 (or so) albums of 2012

12/6/2012 6:46:07 AM
Maybe my favorite album of the year

11/28/2012 10:33:28 AM
Holiday special:

11/27/2012 7:15:20 AM
Happy 70th birthday Jimi Hendrix

11/21/2012 2:56:51 PM
A bunch of new acoustic tunes posted

11/6/2012 7:23:04 AM
In or around Chicago? Playing a show Thursday night.

10/22/2012 11:12:32 AM
A work tape of a new song

10/18/2012 6:44:58 AM
Hop on Pop is on Spotify

9/14/2012 12:17:47 PM
Dreamtown

9/6/2012 6:18:52 AM
Whiteboarding an arrangement.

8/21/2012 5:35:18 AM
I was listening to Chicken on a Bicycle last night...

7/20/2012 11:04:16 AM
Another song from the new EP -- so hard to sing

6/11/2012 6:26:08 AM
Anyone pitch their songs to "major" artists?

4/17/2012 6:20:19 AM
Another song from the new EP -- my newest composition

4/13/2012 2:14:34 PM
Just got the first bit of radio play for my new album!

4/9/2012 10:32:47 AM
I have my new EP available for download (and streaming)

4/5/2012 10:34:34 AM
A song unlike I've ever done before... or since

3/26/2012 10:30:18 AM
First song streaming from my new EP

3/26/2012 7:24:45 AM
Release date for my new EP: 4/10

3/5/2012 5:35:39 AM
CHICAGO: playing a show Thursday (3/8)

2/13/2012 10:07:06 AM
Where the hell was the love for Don Cornelius at the Grammys last night?

2/8/2012 10:15:41 AM
If you're gonna be in or around CHICAGO next month...

1/13/2012 12:50:25 PM
JESSE ADAMS! Another one who is finally getting his due on the front page.

1/1/2012 7:20:29 AM
Thanks for putting "Suckers" on the Hitline

12/22/2011 7:09:13 AM
Nice one, Phlegm and Coversation Suicide!

12/14/2011 6:22:33 AM
Another overdue artist gets theirs... congrats SILVERWOOD STUDIO

12/5/2011 11:17:54 AM
Nice work, Hugh Hamilton.

8/30/2011 8:05:58 AM
Interview with Todd at Hearts of Country Radio

7/5/2011 5:46:10 AM
More than a year and a half after its release... another review. Weird.

6/28/2011 8:01:46 AM
Thanks for (finally) paying me

5/31/2011 7:39:38 PM
The first new song that I've written in THREE YEARS?!?!

5/18/2011 5:40:25 AM
VIDEO of me playing live, on the air (5/20)!

5/9/2011 10:04:58 AM
Well, thank you!!

4/16/2011 9:42:43 AM
Chicken T-shirts!

3/22/2011 7:35:08 AM
Who here is from the Chicago area?

3/16/2011 6:50:33 AM
Recording my first official "solo" record?

3/7/2011 8:48:06 AM
I would like to get involved here again, but...

2/16/2011 8:36:45 AM
Happy birthday -- CHICKEN ON A BICYCLE

2/14/2011 5:46:13 AM
As long as we're on the subject of Facebook...

2/9/2011 6:26:28 AM
If you think that you hate rap music... think again

12/21/2010 6:37:18 AM
The nature of the creative mind:

12/9/2010 5:42:28 AM
Tribute to Alex Chilton

12/2/2010 5:48:39 AM
CHICKEN named one of the "10 Best Albums of the Year"!

12/2/2010 5:24:49 AM
Death Cab for Cutie!

11/23/2010 7:00:03 AM
New YouTube for "Here"

11/11/2010 8:55:11 AM
Money?

11/9/2010 6:48:52 AM
Whoever bought 2 songs from me today... THANK YOU!

11/8/2010 5:48:00 AM
An interview with Hop On Pop at Aussie web mag Tomatrax

11/2/2010 6:35:00 AM
Taking a page from Bryon's book: play this tune and help out Hop on Pop...

10/29/2010 5:33:31 AM
Both HoP albums AND the Cash Cow album are ALL available for DL

10/25/2010 6:59:05 AM
Hop On Pop knows egg rolls!

10/22/2010 9:04:27 AM
Playing a gig in Chicago -- 11/6

10/21/2010 7:22:23 AM
For those of you who like Jackass

10/21/2010 5:40:28 AM
"Sheila of the Worms" has crawled onto the HITLINE

10/19/2010 7:45:31 AM
New demo posted

10/8/2010 8:36:52 AM
F*cking disheartening

10/1/2010 9:08:50 AM
My label is folding

9/28/2010 6:19:20 PM
October 16 -- come see me play in Chicago

9/20/2010 5:07:03 AM
Is anybody listening? Strange.

9/10/2010 11:14:50 AM
Interviewed at Wobblehouse.com

9/9/2010 4:48:56 AM
Happy New Year!

9/1/2010 7:59:27 AM
What the hell? I'll post another song from CHICKEN...

8/26/2010 4:51:23 AM
Thanks for putting me on the Hitline

8/20/2010 12:56:22 PM
"What a Fool Believes" played entirely ON TOY INSTRUMENTS!!!

8/17/2010 12:01:10 PM
The "LIKE" buttons on our IAC pages...

8/16/2010 7:14:01 AM
I don't know what to say anymore

8/4/2010 10:26:57 AM
New rap/hip hop station... accepting submissions

7/19/2010 6:20:47 AM
Gonna record a follow-up single: A- and B-sides

7/9/2010 10:50:06 AM
Roky Erickson playing for little kids.

6/30/2010 6:01:17 AM
Heard my song on the radio last night... and IT WAS A REQUEST!

6/28/2010 5:26:48 PM
Follow me on Twitter?

6/28/2010 11:34:39 AM
Chicago -- CITY -- gig 7/24: advance ticketing!

6/25/2010 6:36:12 AM
R.I.P.: Pete Quaife (original Kinks bassist)

6/15/2010 4:04:09 PM
New Hop On Pop website!

6/14/2010 11:46:38 AM
Hop On Pop (Todd) live ON THE RADIO (streaming, too)

6/14/2010 5:47:44 AM
What's Todd Listening to in 2010? (part 2)

6/14/2010 5:13:24 AM
Back From Vacation. Hey!

6/2/2010 6:37:10 AM
What's your favorite chord? Do you have one?

5/18/2010 7:05:25 AM
I still just want to be heard

5/18/2010 5:03:38 AM
Chicken On a Bicycle -- pay what you want!!

5/5/2010 10:19:04 AM
Hey... Nashville!!!

4/23/2010 1:34:27 PM
Chicago... I am playing this weekend, if you are near here or whatever.

4/14/2010 2:23:09 PM
Bring the topics back to the front page!

4/9/2010 2:10:08 PM
IAC just feels dead.

3/30/2010 9:11:55 AM
What inspired you to start playing music? Writing music?

3/29/2010 7:51:34 AM
Just a thread to say "thank you"

3/25/2010 8:21:01 AM
Why I write songs

3/18/2010 6:42:56 AM
Alex Chilton (Box Tops/Big Star) is dead

3/15/2010 7:26:11 AM
AllMusic entry for CHICKEN...

3/8/2010 6:38:36 AM
Check out The Garden Clots -- I love these songs!

3/4/2010 7:49:23 AM
Holy crap! "HERE" is at #13 on the OVERALL charts?!?!

2/26/2010 8:31:59 PM
VIDEO: "Here" live and acoustic at the record release party 2/18

2/26/2010 2:43:36 PM
"TORTURED ARTIST" for your listening pleasure

2/22/2010 1:10:12 PM
So, I decided to post another song... "Sheila Of the Worms"

2/15/2010 7:20:41 AM
RIP: Doug Fieger (The Knack)

2/3/2010 2:35:05 PM
Second CHICKEN song on the Hitline in as many weeks?!?!

2/1/2010 9:38:23 AM
The first CHICKEN review arrived today!

2/1/2010 9:12:51 AM
Turning my 10-year-old on to music!

1/30/2010 8:56:14 PM
I PUT UP A THIRD SONG: so, which is "The Single"?

1/30/2010 10:39:05 AM
Drum solos

1/28/2010 2:05:21 PM
CHICKEN ON A BICYCLE: NOW FOR SALE (PHYSICAL CDs)

1/25/2010 1:24:01 PM
So, a tune of mine is being used on a radio commercial...

1/19/2010 12:47:48 PM
Hop On Pop - Chicken On a Bicycle: NOW AT ITUNES

1/19/2010 10:44:11 AM
So, IAC Support... did you get my email?

1/11/2010 10:54:18 AM
NEW!!! songs up at IAC... welcome the Chicken.

1/8/2010 7:14:41 AM
RECORD RELEASE PARTY!!! (if you're in or around Chicago at the time)

1/5/2010 7:38:11 PM
Do I have "The Eye Of the Tiger"? I'm gonna find out.

1/4/2010 6:51:14 AM
What is Todd Listening to in 2010?

12/31/2009 9:29:23 AM
"New Year's Eve" on New Year's Eve

12/24/2009 6:40:52 AM
Merry Christmas, you sexy people, you!!!

12/15/2009 7:56:30 AM
Just bought a new guitar last night!

12/10/2009 7:03:45 AM
Hey Larree: Who's The Guitar God NOW?!?!

12/7/2009 8:21:11 AM
CHICKEN ON A BICYCLE: official release date announcement

12/2/2009 6:22:17 PM
A Genius. And the documentary film about him!

11/29/2009 1:20:14 PM
Muppet "Bohemian Rhapsody"

11/16/2009 9:43:37 AM
I started a new blog

11/13/2009 1:56:33 PM
This song has been broken so long, I need to promote it now that IT'S FIXED!

11/9/2009 9:29:34 AM
Is the CD dead? Am I wasting my money?

11/9/2009 8:05:06 AM
Perry Como -- this is not a joke

11/3/2009 8:33:12 AM
Strippop

11/2/2009 8:34:46 AM
You may have noticed that I removed a few songs from my page.

10/28/2009 8:28:30 AM
To those of you who have AutoPlay enabled at any of your pages...

10/19/2009 2:29:21 PM
Mojo Nixon is GIVING it ALL away for FREE!

10/13/2009 12:17:17 PM
Do you remember your first gig?

10/8/2009 2:21:33 PM
Another Todd song faceoff: "Sweet Jane" vs. "Blitzkreig Bop"

10/7/2009 12:57:05 PM
I have NO new songs up!!!

10/6/2009 9:37:24 AM
Gentlemen...

10/5/2009 9:59:06 AM
I have $25 to spend at Borders how should I spend it?

9/25/2009 8:36:46 AM
Todd's song challenge: "Waterloo Sunset" vs. "God Only Knows"

9/21/2009 12:52:48 PM
HOP ON POP versus XTC?!?!

9/17/2009 8:12:53 AM
Another new Good Stuff Station!

9/16/2009 5:01:18 PM
It's people like THIS that bring this place to a whole nother level!

9/16/2009 3:29:39 PM
Favorite LONG jams?

9/13/2009 9:42:13 PM
Jim Carroll DEAD?

8/31/2009 7:59:09 PM
I bought a piano at an estate sale this weekend

8/5/2009 7:38:06 PM
Ever have one of your best songs not make it onto the album?

8/5/2009 2:37:43 PM
My ChewToy entry in the Punk/Emo/Ska contest is top 10? Help, please?

7/31/2009 4:39:24 PM
The Takers dirtyass country in a bottle.

7/27/2009 2:40:01 PM
Okay, so a new song IS up: "I'm Pathetic"

7/22/2009 7:55:41 PM
The big number at the top of the page!

7/16/2009 4:12:59 PM
The greatest Drummer Joke EVER!

7/15/2009 10:09:55 PM
This is weird. How did this happen?

7/15/2009 2:59:49 PM
What defines a "BAND"?

6/25/2009 6:28:13 PM
Farrah Fawcett: RIP

6/19/2009 7:26:07 PM
Discovering your favorite albums in a record store. Ever happen to you?

6/17/2009 6:22:58 PM
Excellent rant on the death of music criticism

6/3/2009 2:30:30 PM
So, what is your "Day Job"?

6/2/2009 9:07:27 PM
A true demo

6/2/2009 12:43:33 PM
What's Todd Listening to Today? 2009 Edition, vol. 2

5/12/2009 7:08:31 PM
Pre-release CHICKEN ON A BICYCLE Buzz!

5/11/2009 1:34:41 PM
Not your typical High School Musical (Neutral Milk Hotel!)

5/6/2009 2:34:26 PM
Which song of yours is unfairly overlooked?

5/4/2009 6:19:29 PM
Yeah, I put it on here for streaming, but can I RELEASE it like this?

4/29/2009 2:29:40 PM
With sites like IAC, et. al., is there a need for an "official" site for your band?

4/28/2009 4:04:58 PM
Can you say CONSERVATIVE Media Bias?

4/24/2009 4:42:30 PM
Chicago tomorrow morning free festival show

4/16/2009 3:14:35 PM
Pop/Rock Suites?

4/15/2009 2:18:08 PM
Placing your music into TV/Films/Commercials?

4/7/2009 8:27:36 PM
IAC artist HAPPY ASHTRAY song on TV tonight (4/7/09)!!!

4/2/2009 2:14:10 PM
CHICKEN ON A BICYCLE!

4/1/2009 2:21:13 PM
Favorite quotes Muhammad Ali version

3/31/2009 1:02:46 PM
New song from this weekend - "Sheila of the Worms"!

3/26/2009 11:40:57 AM
"Ashes On the Water" #35 in the Underground 40!

3/19/2009 12:45:56 PM
The Killed Spirits

3/11/2009 1:15:23 PM
"I'm Pathetic" well, it's true!!!

3/4/2009 2:16:36 PM
I think I'm becoming a producer.

3/3/2009 1:47:31 PM
You like beer? I do.

3/2/2009 3:49:47 PM
Kevin White - "A Song For Holly"

2/25/2009 1:56:26 PM
NEW BEATLES SONG UNEARTHED!!!!

2/24/2009 8:31:34 PM
Favorite SINGLE LYRIC!

2/22/2009 2:50:13 PM
I might be a little absent for a bit

2/18/2009 2:47:56 PM
Writing a song? Can't finish it?

2/17/2009 6:38:06 PM
Thelonious Monk's advice to Steve Lacy

2/16/2009 5:53:11 AM
Say what you want about her boobies...

2/9/2009 8:12:52 AM
I called the radio station to request a song and...

1/30/2009 8:59:59 AM
Hey Everyone! LET'S LISTEN TO SOME MUSIC!!!

1/30/2009 6:40:00 AM
Funny thing about the blogs/internet boards

1/29/2009 6:10:53 AM
Math: the language of God, which makes Music....

1/27/2009 12:09:22 PM
This one's for Holo!

1/27/2009 6:02:57 AM
I know what's happening!!!

1/20/2009 7:20:30 AM
Licensing cover songs?

1/19/2009 6:01:45 AM
New song is only up for a short time "Come On, Let's Go"

1/15/2009 11:54:34 AM
Rob the Rich - "Forbes"

1/14/2009 6:53:30 AM
The newest GOOD STUFF station!

1/14/2009 6:30:01 AM
Not just favorite music movies, but also favorite movie quotes...

1/12/2009 6:23:50 AM
With which (non-IAC) artists do you most wish to collaborate?

1/7/2009 5:54:39 AM
The hardest song to sing?

1/2/2009 5:43:33 AM
The 2009 "What's Todd Listening To?" thread

12/29/2008 6:19:22 AM
Your favorite quotes from the film: "A Christmas Story"

12/26/2008 8:21:39 PM
Just a reminder about this excellent song

12/25/2008 7:23:21 PM
Does this work?

12/24/2008 8:54:38 PM
Something deep for you all to ponder.

12/24/2008 6:07:20 PM
New Year's Eve song

12/19/2008 11:01:26 AM
I love you all

12/15/2008 10:33:51 AM
Give me a reason to keep this song up at IAC

12/14/2008 8:12:59 PM
What would REALLY happen if you got to open for THE BEATLES?!?!?!?!

12/11/2008 8:39:39 AM
Ray Porter's interview with Phlegm

12/10/2008 11:01:36 AM
Cash Stream Buy-In value has dropped? Already?

12/8/2008 11:16:50 AM
Leo Goldberg is now available for streaming.

12/8/2008 7:36:28 AM
Bringing in an outside SINGER?

12/1/2008 10:18:38 AM
Converting .m4a to .mp3 for use here?

11/28/2008 7:06:35 AM
What I'm thankful for

11/26/2008 6:10:49 AM
So, I'm being covered... TWICE. Make that THREE times!!!

11/16/2008 10:13:26 AM
Any of you struggle with disabilities

11/16/2008 9:43:22 AM
Interview with legendary producer Jim Dickinson on Public Radio

11/11/2008 9:37:36 AM
A song for Veteran's Day

11/11/2008 6:09:57 AM
To those of you who served in the Military:

11/11/2008 5:59:17 AM
Dear Man With No Band Sam,

11/10/2008 7:36:51 AM
When an artist has a mountain of music at their IAC page...

11/7/2008 11:13:13 AM
Can you tell it's been slow at work for me?

11/6/2008 12:46:41 PM
Hear where it all started!

11/6/2008 11:20:07 AM
Adding songs to a DMD, but not to your artist page?

11/6/2008 5:19:01 AM
Those of you who noticed the new DMD at my page....

11/4/2008 1:39:49 PM
Photographic evidence that I really did vote!

10/30/2008 12:51:25 PM
I just got an AllMusic entry for me, by myself.

10/30/2008 11:46:58 AM
You who have autoplay enabled...

10/29/2008 7:48:32 AM
I am so ready for this election to be over!

10/28/2008 8:00:55 AM
You know, the great thing about democracy....

10/23/2008 6:19:23 AM
Chicago area: I'm playing a rare club show... November 13!

10/22/2008 12:18:39 PM
Chinese Democracy FOR REAL... do you care?

10/17/2008 12:16:12 PM
Levi Stubbs dead

10/15/2008 6:59:39 AM
A Year With Swollen Appendices: The Diary of Brian Eno

10/13/2008 10:39:02 AM
LISTEN TO MY NEW SONG!!!!!!! or something.....

10/9/2008 5:02:20 AM
"C'mon Angel" is at #12 on the Country charts!

10/2/2008 6:44:47 AM
So you like albums to have a consistent sound, or to sound different from song-to-song?

9/29/2008 8:30:23 AM
I am such a wuss now.

9/22/2008 10:28:37 AM
The best rock n' roll scream on IAC?

9/19/2008 6:48:21 AM
Where Todd recommends specific music for specific folks here at IAC:

9/18/2008 11:30:12 AM
The craziest, coolest song that I have yet heard on IAC

9/17/2008 9:20:47 AM
All options to promote on the web: iLike

9/8/2008 11:01:24 AM
Great new tune...

9/8/2008 5:26:32 AM
One of my favorite songs has made the Hitline

9/5/2008 2:30:10 PM
Totally psyched! My birthday concert will be...

9/5/2008 5:20:40 AM
Ricky Skaggs?

9/3/2008 5:52:55 AM
How many of you here actually entertain the idea of making a living with your music?

9/2/2008 4:32:52 AM
This is why I make music

8/20/2008 6:21:33 AM
Nick Lowe fans: LISTEN UP!!!

8/20/2008 5:11:15 AM
Brought my guitar to work

8/18/2008 12:39:27 PM
Not just spam, but I am having issues playing my songs

8/15/2008 7:42:51 AM
My top 100 albums of all-time

7/26/2008 3:35:51 PM
"Hey" remixed and up for only a couple of days.

7/22/2008 3:15:18 PM
Open Mic night: I'll be at Fitzgerald's (Chicago) tonight (7/22)

7/18/2008 12:37:00 PM
The Truth about McCain and his Bush

7/15/2008 6:20:57 AM
My station: "The Good Stuff"

7/9/2008 6:55:33 AM
Hop On Pop recording updates

7/7/2008 8:50:59 AM
Lest you all think that I was serious...

7/4/2008 9:23:22 AM
A wonderful musician who wants to TEACH

7/2/2008 7:36:38 AM
Needed: Chicago-area bluegrass musicians

6/23/2008 5:23:46 AM
Second MIXTAPE song posted... again for a short time, only.

6/11/2008 5:54:55 PM
Your favorite moment gigging?

6/10/2008 11:37:59 AM
Now YOU can listen to some of my extensive music collection

5/29/2008 7:36:41 PM
Basic tracking for MIXTAPE song #2 is done!

5/22/2008 12:16:25 PM
I'm trying to bring this guy to IAC

5/22/2008 7:52:18 AM
A NEW SONG -- well, a new old song...

5/19/2008 6:01:53 AM
What's Todd Listening to Today? -- 2008 Edition, vol. 2

5/19/2008 5:59:19 AM
Whoever bought a HoP DMD: Thank you!!!

5/16/2008 5:03:41 AM
Todd: Solo, Live, and Acoustic -- CD available

5/12/2008 11:52:17 AM
No more small shows in CHICAGO??!? --- STOP THIS!!!

5/8/2008 11:05:12 AM
Post the link to your IACer-selected cover tune here!!!

5/7/2008 12:12:52 PM
Pick a Cover for another IAC Musician

5/5/2008 10:44:30 AM
What is up with ukelele?!?!?!

5/5/2008 6:59:02 AM
Which of your songs surprised you?

4/30/2008 12:15:44 PM
Kids review Yo La Tengo

4/29/2008 11:29:40 AM
HEY BLUEGRASS MUSICIANS!!!!

4/29/2008 4:58:52 AM
Oblique Strategies

4/28/2008 12:41:23 PM
Another MIXTAPE demo is up for your perusal

4/21/2008 9:26:46 AM
CHICAGO: I'm playing a show on Apr. 24

4/11/2008 6:38:04 AM
If you like the new song...

4/9/2008 6:27:28 AM
New station - The Good Stuff, Too!

4/7/2008 5:01:58 AM
FIRST "MIXTAPE" SONG UP (for a short time only)

3/28/2008 7:28:28 AM
How do we (CAN we) search by city?

3/25/2008 11:49:47 AM
One of my best-ever songs... is incomplete. What would you do?

3/7/2008 7:35:00 AM
And... WOW!!! Thank You!

3/6/2008 4:26:12 AM
I saw The Pogues last night.

3/5/2008 5:53:30 AM
HEAVY FREAKIN' METAL!!!

2/22/2008 8:47:12 AM
A meditation for you:

2/19/2008 6:57:09 AM
Songs that you wrote around a song title.

2/7/2008 7:39:12 AM
Because we could all use a good laugh

1/31/2008 10:53:59 AM
I have been here since the beginning and never had a Top-50.

1/31/2008 9:32:30 AM
A new station: Yin/Yang

1/22/2008 7:23:26 AM
I don't wanna be famous.

1/17/2008 11:18:04 AM
You have the power... I know that I do.

1/15/2008 6:38:50 AM
Anyone see Roky Erickson on Austin City Limits the other night?

1/9/2008 6:09:17 AM
I fear that I've lost my passion

1/2/2008 7:30:12 AM
What's Todd listening to today? -- 2008 Edition

12/26/2007 9:18:07 AM
Chicago: I'm playing a show on Jan. 4

12/24/2007 7:51:19 AM
My end-of year mix

12/10/2007 9:42:27 AM
Volume control issues?

12/4/2007 9:03:58 AM
What's the most-embarassing album in your collection?

11/29/2007 10:34:20 AM
List here ALL of the projects that you have on IAC

11/27/2007 3:08:12 PM
ESSENTIAL READING FOR ANYBODY WHO RECORDS MUSIC!!!

11/26/2007 11:11:04 AM
Have you ever shared a gig with an IAC artist? How was it?

11/26/2007 9:45:33 AM
My "The Good Stuff" station is #33 on the station charts?!?!

11/20/2007 10:14:23 AM
Creating stations of entirely your own music?!?!

11/14/2007 3:15:10 PM
Who is selling HARD-COPIES of CDs here?

11/1/2007 12:12:44 PM
I'm going to play for my son's 2nd Grade class tomorrow!

10/29/2007 3:38:42 PM
Let's hook up on MySpace, too!

10/26/2007 8:49:43 AM
Let's hear your musician jokes.

10/24/2007 3:35:22 PM
Scott, add a new genre? Lo-Fi?

10/24/2007 2:14:32 PM
So. Cal. IACer check-in. Are you okay? Status?

10/10/2007 9:49:56 AM
Post your AllMusic listings/reviews

10/10/2007 9:09:26 AM
So, I won concert tickets to see... Steve Earle

10/5/2007 10:21:51 AM
I just upped the first song I ever wrote

10/2/2007 9:13:54 AM
I bought a resonator guitar yesterday!

9/26/2007 3:44:33 PM
Hop On Pop planning to record again in the near future!

9/25/2007 9:05:27 AM
New station -- BlergleFlorp

9/10/2007 1:29:16 PM
Anyone ever organize a Benefit concert?

9/10/2007 10:40:31 AM
Why I love IAC

9/7/2007 12:25:30 PM
A universal invitation to all you IACers

9/6/2007 11:45:35 AM
Drop me a line to see HoP live on TV

9/5/2007 9:44:57 AM
What was your FIRST gig?

8/31/2007 8:44:47 AM
It's my 10-year wedding anniversary!!!

8/28/2007 9:52:21 AM
Another community for IACers to take advantage of....

8/23/2007 9:18:33 AM
You know what pisses me off?

8/20/2007 3:48:31 PM
The next logical step for IAC? Their own LABEL!

8/15/2007 3:16:47 PM
CHICAGO!!! I'm calling to you!

8/9/2007 10:27:43 AM
Updated daily: What is Todd listening to today?

8/7/2007 8:12:39 AM
Anybody in Chicago wanna play with me?

8/3/2007 9:57:52 AM
I decided that i LIKE our album!

7/30/2007 3:11:33 PM
Finally got a MySpace page up!

7/30/2007 9:00:39 AM
Back from vacation -- and I'm not happy about it.

7/20/2007 12:13:29 PM
To those of you who have cover songs up here...

6/28/2007 8:26:02 AM
Anyone see the Paul Simon tribute on PBS last night?

6/19/2007 8:49:27 AM
Making "mixes" for friends... want a mix?

6/13/2007 12:08:35 PM
Is it me, or do you always see the same artists on the front page?

6/11/2007 8:52:21 AM
Perpetual member?

6/6/2007 1:45:44 PM
Just created a new, Live music-only station

5/25/2007 9:55:36 AM
Another site that I think many here could benefit from... JPFolks

5/18/2007 10:33:53 AM
I'll be playing a solo/acoustic show May 24.

5/17/2007 1:54:52 PM
What makes for a good cover song?

5/14/2007 3:49:49 PM
THE GOOD STUFF!!!!

5/11/2007 10:37:40 AM
One time, when I was taking with the late Stanley Kubrick...

5/8/2007 9:25:49 AM
One World, One Music

5/1/2007 2:51:27 PM
What inspires me? What inspires you?

4/23/2007 9:41:25 AM
Autoplay: Good marketing, or just-plain annoying?

4/12/2007 2:45:13 PM
Getting airplay on our local station?

4/4/2007 2:53:54 PM
A special offer from Hop On Pop:

3/27/2007 11:56:06 AM
Calling Nick Lowe! Nick Lowe: you are being paged!

3/20/2007 10:43:42 AM
Back to the basement...

3/16/2007 9:18:05 AM
I'm playing a free acoustic show Sunday!

3/9/2007 2:32:17 PM
The change in season does something to me

3/6/2007 4:14:40 PM
A crazy, all-over the place mix for you

2/5/2007 8:39:15 AM
Um.. Prince at the Super Bowl... WOW!

2/2/2007 10:14:55 AM
Is there any way to convert from .m4a to .mp3 on a Mac?

1/31/2007 8:48:40 AM
Allow me to rephrase: MY STATION NEEDS SONGS!!!

1/30/2007 2:13:06 PM
The Demonstration Station!!!

1/17/2007 4:12:28 PM
The WGN vid has been taken down.

1/8/2007 12:14:06 PM
I finally got our TV performance up on the web!!!

9/25/2006 10:22:55 AM
All I want is to be heard...

7/17/2006 9:07:29 AM
Hop On Pop is on the Hitline.



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Hop On Pop

4/9/2010 2:10:08 PM

IAC just feels dead.
No energy here.
Or is that just me?

Discuss...


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Jeff Allen Myers

4/9/2010 4:31:17 PM


I agree Todd, and relegating the Pipeline to a community link backroom most will miss is not helping.

Not sure what is going on here, but there is little if any participation. According to my page, people are visiting and listening...but they are just numbers that rise and fall in the mist...




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Bryon Tosoff

4/9/2010 5:31:44 PM


I feel something coming, i do. just wait hahahaha


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Tom O'Brien

4/9/2010 5:37:54 PM


For the record, you seem to have something of a live spark which is lighting the darkness. But for the most part you're right. Are Indie musicians going through a kind of mass-depression? Maybe we need some kind of a game to get things moving. Like you do a song review of someone on the pipeline (good or bad), then they do a review of someone else. Tag - you're it. I'd review one now, but I'm at work with no speakers.


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Bryon Tosoff

4/9/2010 5:58:04 PM ---- Updated 4/9/2010 6:18:31 PM


Some background on bryon tosoff,his involvement with the bluevoodoo as their former manager, and promoter. his current goings on in performing, songwriting, recording his own songs,past recording with thebluevoodoo and iacmusic.com , albums with the bluevoodoo SPARKLE AND SHINE and BACK TO THE SHACK. He has promoted artists through http://www.voodoohead.ca VOODOOHEAD PRODUCTIONS. he writes reviews on music and teaches fulltime as a music instructor in white rock bc as jazz blues piano teacher as well as classical pop and rock. he still does some radio promo and you can visit his site to say what people have said about him. ( that's me talking)voodoohead productions

OK listen up to the wise old sage ( thats me speaking)





HAHAHA, enjoy the vid all now you all do one like Jesse Adams did, good work dude...carry on


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Bryon Tosoff

4/9/2010 6:20:48 PM


Todd, said:

"No energy here.
Or is that just me?

Discuss..."

DISCUSS...........
Oh Yeah,,,,here ya go , you got me going with your "IAC JUST FEELS DEAD"

Watch the video. now there is energy,well laid back that is...its all about ME. and some other things

alright
bye

bryon


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Kevin White

4/9/2010 6:41:06 PM


There is a quiet as the age of indie passes on the net.

Personally, I hope that folks got something out of it as it morphed into interactive TV.

Popular music is unique. The new is cool and music follows fad and fashion ... but people today don't relate to Frank Sinatra on a daily basis ... as good as he was.

We may be as good as Frank ever was, but we're so not going to present as cool. I may be musically intriguing, but culturally passe'.

But that's the way things go.

I don't fucking give two fucking cents about what others think ... but I don't sell music anymore, per se. I give it away.

Be real. Who would be interested in me? Do I spend money on making my habit sound better. You bet! I'm an idiot.

Kev-




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Bryon Tosoff

4/9/2010 8:24:05 PM


I hear ya Kev. it is a good thing. doncha think. I been immersed in the thing and so have you., as a performer, a lyricist songcrafter....and it is suppose to be fun. that is the thing, as you have said many times.....but be nice to have something from all your labor of love

bryon


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Kevin White

4/10/2010 12:13:03 AM


It would be nice, Bry ... it just wouldn't be reality.


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Jeff Allen Myers

4/10/2010 1:44:28 AM


I just want to know who the hell the few thousand listeners of my songs are (according to IAC Stats)??? Hello?? are you there? You would think artists would feel their presence in some other tangible way.....

My top two reasons the Indie movement is being dismissed by many.

1. Too many mediocre / bad songs being posted, overwhelming the listener and leading them to believe the whole movement is nothing but a wannabe artist amateur hour.

2. YOU TUBE ...for many reasons.


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The Man With No Band

4/10/2010 5:01:40 AM


Been busy ... I think that's a major problem here ... most folks get busy sometimes ... life just keeps happening ... for one reason or another, a lot of the "good" folks are gone ... but a lot of "good" folks still here ...

Indie isn't even close to being dead ... just picked up a major fan this last week ...

Grab your guitar/instrument and go sit at a corner ... or in the park ... play YOUR tunes ... I think you will be surprised to find out just how alive Indie is ...

This place is what it is ... a Great place to post yer tunes ... it's up to us to get people to listen


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Chris Hance

4/10/2010 5:35:37 AM


I think a lot of the bad folks have gone, :) I think that makes iac a better place again,
One thing that would make it better for me personally in these times of financial hardship would be to increase the number of songs capacity for basic artists,
I think ten songs, in line with IC-interconnected, would be a medium, I think twenty would be ideal, but the advertising revenue generated here prolly wont cover that would it?
The main reason for good folks keeping their heads down in my opinion is the level of personal insults hurled by the bad folks,
Like Sam says, there are plenty good folks still here, but there is only so much personal abuse that an individual will tolerate. huh...

Anyways, whadaya say? twenty songs for basic users? Artists are better traffic generators than XRumer you know :)


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Bryon Tosoff

4/10/2010 11:05:13 AM


I agree with ya Chris , by the way great newie of a song you put up, I added it to my inspiration station. anyways. yes. things got too personal here and reckless thoughtless comments abounded like a stinking outhouse in the summer. there were many who bolted and are still leaving,.not because of what transpired back when, but because things are just kinda stagnant,and it is deeper then the personal insults but that is a key element why others took off, KW has stated the obvious but his posts get thrown in the garbage or hidden perhaps because they hit too close to home. the truth always hurts. but it is important to keep people in any community of what is going on in any organization.

I just wish that a blanket news release would be posted here as it was around other media outlets on the net......at least I did not get anything but there was a media release on March 16 maybe it came to me, but I dont remember getting it
did you all. This is just something I happened to find out their trying to figure out what all is going down around here myself.

but then again this is for soliciting new artists to come onboard

again, management is trying to make things happen and I am sure every effort is going into making this a good place to be

http://www.freepressindex.com/news-iacmusic-provides-a-full-service-music-site-for-independent-artists-and-independent-listeners-17701.html

http://newsreleaser.com/0000013979.html

Newsrelease Date: 2010-03-16




"Whether you're just starting out as an independent artist with a song or two recorded and/or under development, or you're already experienced in the indie scene, IACMusic.com is the place where you want to have your tunes uploaded – because you want to get then heard! IACMusic.com has the reputation as the best place for listeners to find independent music, bar none, because of the width and depth of music uploaded.



IACMusic.com attracts quality artists, by providing artist pages, widely respected music charts, blogs, 7000+ internet radio stations using only IACMusic.com content, picture galleries and slideshows, and along with the best user interface and the fastest uploads with instant availability, there's the IAC Community – thousands of independent artists who support each other, who collectively have experienced it all, and who share with one another daily on IAC's unique hybrid of blog/forum, The Pipeline.



IACMusic attracts listeners in droves, not only because of the high quality of music, but also because of the ease of finding exactly the type of music the listener is looking for. Also, listeners can create their own personal pages and interact with the Community on the Pipeline. Finally, listeners can easily create their own internet radio stations with just the music they select.



IACmusic.com today announced a series of upgrades and new functions for artists and listeners designed to advance the state of the art in music sites. These include enhanced statistical functions for artists, a new player with integrated commerce features, and a new series of charts based upon additional factors.



IACMusic.com can be found at http://IACMusic.com. Artists can create an artist page (free) and begin uploading songs right away. Songs uploaded are immediately visible and available to the public, and are listed for a period on IACMusic.com's front page."




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culeoka

4/10/2010 12:15:22 PM ---- Updated 4/11/2010 10:23:56 AM


Basic - That's what I are here. Work during the day, if there's something to do, Pick tunes at night, if there's some place to play - and try my best not to watch my kids grow up in pictures. After all these months I must be (Provisional Perpetual) because the little box still says I could be gone any day now. Don't see much reason to start a station if it could be gone at the click of a mouse. However - I do come here each and every time i fire up the web. I've spent my fair share of time checking out a shitload of Pure Talent. I diden't find IAC - they found and invited me to the site. I was alittle surprised when i got the (R U GOOD ENOUGH) to be here e-mail. I am basic, there for I don't bitch about policy. I do wish they (IAC) would shit or get off the pot. Here again, I'm not going to start something somebody else can shit can with a click. Also, I do agree it's hard to see where an artist is comming from if they (we) have a two song limit.

Cul

The GO box is gone - Apparently I'm not


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Jeff Allen Myers

4/10/2010 5:22:27 PM


I hear You Cul... IAC had the initial idea to strive for quality on the site, that would cut down on the problem I highlighted earlier. However, it seems they did not follow through , as they have not done with other things initiated. Someone should not remain "provisional" for very long.

Also, If they invited you here, it makes no sense to classify you as provisional. Personally, I think anyone who is "active" here should be welcome, regardless of subjective quality. Its the dead weight drop and run that need to be managed.

Regards,

Jeff


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SILVERWOODSTUDIO

4/10/2010 6:12:57 PM



I have much to say on this topic but have to go out for a birthday party

damn---I'll bring back some cake!!


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Phlegm

4/11/2010 11:02:54 AM


hmmmm.... Can't wait to hear what Silverdood, < as Larree always called Rob >, has to say....

but I'll just add THIS myself :

GODDAMNIT !!!!
Indie is NOT dead, just as PUNK is not dead.
As long as you believe in what you're doing, and have a few people who actually care to listen, and watch you perform, and keep evolving in your craft; original music from REAL artists will NEVER die.

We STILL need one of the IAC regulars to Break Big to really get things moving though, but until then.....just keep following your individual and collective Muses, is what i say, and LIVE the fuckin' dream, to the best of your ability, with or without cash-flow....


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The CODE

4/11/2010 12:44:50 PM


Star Trekking! (across the Universe)

"It's worse than that, He's Dead Jim, Dead Jim"

;-{)


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Bryon Tosoff

4/11/2010 1:56:39 PM


run run running


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Rose Reece-Morgan

4/11/2010 4:59:48 PM


god this is gettting interesting , im missing all this fun way over here in new zealand
i think that iac is brilliant not dead... alive and kicking ..... fluid ... do you all need therapy or something ,,, maybe it was a long hard fall ----- to many politics spoils the original spirit ... just my thinking


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Bryon Tosoff

4/11/2010 5:38:37 PM ---- Updated 4/11/2010 5:40:15 PM


Hey Rose, I'm with ya, I think its going to be just fine...its a matter of what you are willing to invest in time and keeping the community here energized. I try to do that.some have been jaded I guess, it happens, no expectations, no disappointments
but you do need goals and objectives, challenges and opportunities to prevent things going static or stagnating ,.but what i try to do is challenge myself and provide opportunities to meet these goals, time is the issue for all of us. for me it is inspiration and being in the moment......I have found a bunch of ideas I put down on my zoom quite by accident recently , I had forgotten about them. then took one or was it two and made something out of them.....not all ideas are going to germinate or develop into anything,. but i always have that little Zoom H2 right by my piano and lay down chord progressions or melodies, but sometimes I just scratch it out on a piece of paper or music manuscript and score it out

make sense.

thanks for your input, and added up your newie to music is truth.good one Rose


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Rose Reece-Morgan

4/11/2010 9:44:31 PM


yeh that makes sense mate ... every thing we write is like giving birth to a new baby . i have my dicterphone on me always so if a fleeting thought passes my airwaves im ready for it ... not everything comes to bloom but you can store it for another day another year maybe ..... its like your zen watergarden its there all the time you just have to look at it listen to it and everytime it will tell you a new story . it will sing you a new song
im just finishing my new album a new adventure nearly ready to reap and more ideas for a new one on the way ........ but as pink says im to happy at the moment i need some pain to get the juices running weird ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh lots of love Rose Reece- Morgan
my goal is to never stop writting, as long as my lips can move there is heaven in the air as long as my lungs can breath there is life evermore . theres a song in that bless you


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Kevin White

4/11/2010 10:13:19 PM


Nothing online dies ... until memory passes into the next page.

Online is so totally out of click, out of mind.


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LyinDan

4/11/2010 10:28:52 PM


EVERYTHING online dies. Usually amazingly quickly.

On a similar note, what do you bait your trap with :)


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Kevin White

4/11/2010 10:43:02 PM


Damn, you're smart. :)


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Hop On Pop

4/12/2010 6:59:26 AM


Hey Bryon,
I dug that video. Nice to see AND hear you chillin' and talking... put a manner and speaking voice to the writings and icon pic.

And: you all have some good things to say about all of this IAC stuff. I know that, in starting this thread, I probably asked for a shitstorm, although I didn't really think about what kind of shitstorm it would be. Turns out that it's been a pretty productive one.

I do love this site, have brought a lot of people here, and would love to see the topics back on the front page. That, for one, I think would help lift the energy a bit: bring the community back to the front.

(I have no focus today and will therefore stop typing to avoid rambling.)


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Jeff Allen Myers

4/13/2010 2:31:06 AM


Bryon,

It was nice to see you talking, now I know your not some crazy Guy sitting in his underwear rambling :)~He heh Nice to put a face to the letters.You look like a very down to earth guy that has it together. :)

Peace,

Jeff


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HunkaFunk

4/13/2010 2:25:56 PM


IAC isn't dead, it just smells funny.

I agree with Sam...We're all so busy trying to survive! As artists though, I believe we will always buy out the time to create. I've always have a couple of new tunes I'm working on, however, the time for it is in between job hunting, taking my wife to the emergency room (long story), and playing gigs with my cover band Dance Maxx.

I think a lot of us kind of drop in to multiple sites on the net, sort of making rounds, and of all the sites where I give away my music...IAC is my favorite. I just don't know how much longer I can PAY for it.

I pay to go to gigs, rehearse, and mantain decent equipment for live performance, and the compensation fluctuates. I've been out of work for so long (architectural), that I had to sell all of my electric guitar equipment. I can break even playing live, however, it's costing me to give away my original music.

Seems weird to me, to have to pay to give away music...but that is the reality.

TF


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Bryon Tosoff

4/13/2010 6:09:19 PM


iacmusic.com is Still a happening place, for me, I listen to tons of music here,. lots of really fine music for the most part. and Tim. love those chops you got cooking man, great guitar player...sweet riffs going in your songs. ok. fixing my computer , it died and went to hell or heaven, I had to resurrect the thing,,,I moved everything to another room and somehow lost power a couple times and did not start up about 15 times.....so dont know if I have a problem. doing a backup and boot disk again. cleaning house moving stuff all about do the hokey pokey and shake it all about , that kinda thing


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SILVERWOODSTUDIO

4/13/2010 8:12:44 PM


Todd!

Sorry --no cake just some crumbs, and the seagulls are hovering

Bryon it was good to see you are a person--and all that entails, but to the matter in hand?

I think IAC is a community that has a struggle--- to be defined!!!!!!!!

---as although all the necessary software and facilities are a click away, it still behaves as though it is one persons site that we all share,
--- and that person is oblivious to the inequalities and behaviours that drive sane peeps away to try to find "the nirvana" at other sites (and there are now thousands)

-- so it keeps a few loyal friends, the ones who seldom speak on the pipeline the salt of IAC, I could now insert a long list but they know who they are

-- plus the stalwarts (station managers) Like Bryon and Phlegm and myself , but as for a feeling of "Community" there is a disfunctional family feel instead.

Maybe that is interesting and exciting for some of you---but my life has a lot of that shit in it already----so I like to see everyone being treated the same, I notice that when new artists connect here they rave about the place and then that gradually fades to black as they get through the honeymoon period and find themselves on their own---and they lose interest and wander off.

Like Bryon I find this IS where I want our music , but I would like a clue from time to time what that noise of smashing chairs and tables is in the back room----is Larree right---are they all crack addicts?--- ha ha ha I don't think so

love ya

Rob


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Conversation Suicide

4/14/2010 4:11:06 AM



Careful....careful now.

don't dare speak the name of the Great One.


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Chris Hance

4/14/2010 5:50:33 AM


I agree with ya Chris , by the way great newie of a song you put up, I added it to my inspiration station
Thankyou very much for that, its most appreciated that an experienced player and tutor should offer such praise.
Looking at the time stamp on the wave file, the track was recorded circa 2002,
At that time I had recently been studying jazz piano as part of a two year music college course.
In order to pass the playing exams I'd been practising up to four hours a day, I failed my playing exams in first year due to nerves, but managed to place them far enough away for the higher level second year tests and scraped through with enough marks to obtain the certificate :)

I had to play three standards in a format of "head, improv over 16-32 bars, then DC al coda"

The jazz piano course is ABRSM, and at the time was setup and devised by Richard Michael of St Andrews University.
I think I got to level 3 out of 5, then I got ill and ... here I am...:)

neway;
I dont remember that mailshot from march 16, but prolly just banked it, :) but back on this topic of Todds, the funny thing is I got attacked, misquoted and ridiculed on another site for the posting I made above. Strange that?
Water off a ducks back though. As one of my music tutors used to say "Worse things can happen at sea"
:)


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Bryon Tosoff

4/15/2010 11:42:40 AM


IAC just feels dead

no folks, like I said. it has gone into a cocoon , and it is going through a metamorphosis and will come out more beautiful then ever, it will reveal itself like a gorgeous beautiful butterfly I hope soon in the near future , but unlike a butterfly it wont just fly away and die, this one will be a betterfly




cheers




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satch

4/15/2010 4:38:24 PM


Somebody shot it in the foot when they banned artists from posting.
That sucks.
Goodbye.


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Bryon Tosoff

4/15/2010 11:44:04 PM


bummer.....huh


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Jeff Allen Myers

4/16/2010 1:29:47 AM


It's the Middle of April, and my listen stats are in the dump... a Song that got over a thousand last month, this month has 20?? some have zero.....??? Hmm feels and looks dead...

This is not a site issue, or a question...just an observation.


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Bryon Tosoff

4/16/2010 8:39:33 AM


jeff, youse right ! site maintenance. station managers on holidays. listeners ears fell off


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Kevin White

4/16/2010 11:56:58 PM


It's all a site issue, Jeff ... because ... um, it's a site.

I've alerted management over the issue. Expect a reply in 2020. They are a little understaffed at the moment.

lol ...


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