Sunday, June 19, 2011
A little bleak news this weekend as Masterbeat will cease download sales as of midnight tonight (Sunday). The news came only this past Friday & I'll truly miss it. It was an official, legitimate dance-music-oriented download-for-pay site that featured so many independently produced club artists on top of the heavy hitters we can all locate on iTunes. Thank you, Masterbeat, for your 3 1/2 years of great music downloads. Hopefully, someone can fill the void left by your closing.
Even sadder is the passing of legendary saxophonist Clarence Clemons, who died from complications from a stroke. The artist, who started as one of the original members of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, can be heard on two tracks off Lady Gaga's recent "Born This Way" album. His contribution to the world of popular music cannot be forgotten or underestimated.
Posted by Dj Buddy Beaverhausen at 11:22 AM