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Should Record Stores Start Selling Bootlegs?

by Frog

In his latest Counter Productive piece Songland Records owners Brian ‘Frog’ Harris asks “should record stores start selling bootleg albums to boost the business?”.

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Counter Productive: Frog Dissects The ARIAs

by Frog

I’ll be honest straight up-I didn’t watch the ARIA’s this week. Furthermore it wasn’t until I saw some mention of it somewhere that I even knew they were on. I feel bad saying that, but from the reports and comments I’ve seen since then I’m not alone.

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Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog On The Day The Music Got Pulled Over

by Frog

There’s a really weird anniversary about to happen next month, on December 17. A 30 year anniversary. It was designed to save lives which it obviously, and thankfully has done, and that’s a great, great thing. There was a side effect though. One which wouldn’t have been part of the calculation, but in effect killed

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Led Zeppelin Celebration Day

Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog Talk Led Zeppelin Live

by Frog

So, the new Zeppelin cd/dvd arrived instore today. It’s called “Celebration Day” and is the recording made of Led Zeppelin’s last (at this time) gig at London’s O2 Arena from 2007. It’s a great show and one where they nailed it live. The few previous attempts went down like a..…well, you know what I mean.

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Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo

Counter Productive: The Stones Vs The Beatles – Midnight Rambling By Frog

by Frog

I’m going to state an opinion that might shock you. I’ve honestly been thinking about it for a while now, and I figure that with the release of their new compilation, now’s a great time for us to talk about it.

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Nona Hendryx Mutastis Mutandis

Counter Productive: Nona Hendryx Tales From Retail

by Frog

It’s funny how the music industry works. One day I’m listening to Mac Cocker on JJJ playing this fabulous new record by Nona Hendryx, the next, I find I’m selling it because I’m working at RCA.

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Russell Morris, Long Way To The Top: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Counter Productive: Russell Morris Tales From Retail

by Frog

I’ve been in retail a while now, and it’s not as easy as people think. In fact it’s actually quite hard, in music retail I mean. On one hand you’re facing the wholesalers, filtering through their messages and priorities, and turning 180 degrees, you’re facing the people that make it all worthwhile-the public. Sometimes.

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