|Jesse Von Doom, CASH Music (Photo credit: rexhammock)|
In this episode:
We talk with Jesse Von Doom, programmer for the new music platform framework CASH Music.
Doug’s “improved” shownotes where he doesn’t talk but only takes notes and types questions!
Give us an overview of CASH
“open source and free tools”
education and outreach: best practices.
sustainable careers for artists
CASH flower player: http://cashmusic.org/tools/flower/
“giant platform” 180 or so live projects!
Kill Rock Stars
security is key.
Kristen Hersh: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristen_Hersh
CSA for music! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community-supported_agriculture
Not about competition. More about collaboration
recording transactions important!
testing hosted version now
it’s in the WordPress plugins!
about a month ahead of time on the hosted version
Is hosted version due to kickstarter?
Is everything in hosted?
S3, Google Drive, etc
proper shopping cart coming!
who is the org?
Jesse and Maggie
They have a large board.
membership of 300 artists
our friend Eric!
Anthony - founder
director at Mozilla
Bratmobile...and many more!
Are you a musician?
Why would you do this?
dislike where musicians are financially
Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs!
knows a lot of people!
music industry is in the doll-drums!
...but it is fixable
What drew you to free software? Did you only know PHP?
accidental advocate for free software
encouraging larger lables
Mom and Pop, Subpop, etc
Jesse is a big believer in record labels.
RIAA still douche bags.
iterate on Radiohead’s idea!
code available on github repo?
How big can CASH get? (aka, where do you see yourself in 5 years!)
Tom didn’t even stumble on my HR-speak!
Incredibly hard year.
If they get out of 2013, no problems.
“that’s what she said”
8-10 people. Would like developers!
Jesse hates coding.
doesn’t impose design.
it’s hip to be square!
dogs and rainbows & death metal!
Top advice: be yourself!
more name dropping! tea at Dischord!
Don’t program a “buy” button!!!!!
lying is the key to everything
What are some of your favorite bands/artists/genres, CC or otherwise?
Fugazi, Queen, The Smiths
Ted Leo (Americas answer to Costello)
Sacred Bones: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacred_Bones_Records
All deer bands
Keeping in mind we do Creative Commons, who are some people you think we should try to get on the show?
Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
depression and euphoria
“I could be Buddha”