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Noticed it in Steal This Film. A very appropriate message. Process over product. Music is not a commodity. Food does not grow on profits.
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Wired News: DIY Tunes Turn It Up
This is weaving together a few threads.
Although the article comes from a rather specific perspective, it does offer some insight as to important issues of creativity, art, and specialization.
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