Sunday, February 24, 2013

CASH Music - 130224 - Music Manumit Podcast

Jesse Von Doom, CASH Music
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.
 Here are Doug's notes from the interview.

Doug’s “improved” shownotes where he doesn’t talk but only takes notes and types questions!

Give us an overview of CASH
Non-profit org
“open source and free tools”
education and outreach: best practices.
sustainable careers for artists

CASH flower player:

“giant platform” 180 or so live projects!

Kill Rock Stars

security is key.

Kristen Hersh:

CSA for music!

Not about competition. More about collaboration

recording transactions important!
download codes
email codes

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?
pretty much!
digital purchases
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!
Dave Allen
Anthony - founder
Jonathan Culton
Dashawn Dawson
director at Mozilla
Bratmobile...and many more!

Are you a musician?

Why would you do this?
dislike where musicians are financially

Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs!
Natalie Merchant
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.


Zurb Framework
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:
Shoe Shoe
All deer bands

Keeping in mind we do Creative Commons, who are some people you think we should try to get on the show?
Super Humanoids

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
depression and euphoria

“I could be Buddha”