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Why Vancouver band demands compensation for music used for torture

Why Vancouver band Skinny Puppy demands compensation after learning music used for Guantanamo Bay torture

Vancouver band Skinny Puppy demands compensation after learning music used for Guantanamo Bay torture.

Industrial rock band Skinny Puppy sent an invoice to the U.S. military for allegedly using its music in Guantanamo Bay, and says it was “coached” in ways to potentially sue the U.S. Department of Defense for using its material illegally. The band is now demanding $666,000 in compensation.

Is it okay to use music as torture?

More in this article:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/vancouver-band-demands-compensation-after-learning-music-used-for-guantanamo-bay-torture-1.1671312

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The Vinyl LP is back!

Why Vinyl LP is back

Vinyl LP is back

LP sales in USA grew by 32% from 2012 to 2013.

While vinyl sales are still modest compared to compact discs and digital sales, the sales curve for vinyl albums is very impressive. The romantic campfire feel of the vinyl format – or record – seems to work for a larger segment that grows almost exponentially.

More statistics at Statista:
http://www.statista.com/chart/1465/vinyl-lp-sales-in-the-us/

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