Thought Machine: Free music for all. Right?

RockmusicRaider - Free Music Picture

Succeeding and – indeed – thriving in the music industry is hard. Real hard. Many bands out there try to eke out a living from the music they create, but very few make a decent amount of cash off their efforts. 

And we are usually not talking bad quality music neither, mind you. Often this is really good stuff coming my way from little known bands. Amazingly good.

The same goes – by the way – with reviewers and other providers of added services. So here many of them often find themselves between a rock and a hard place as far as paying the bills is concerned.

First: Break down this wall!

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RMR’s Rating System Explained!

RockmusicRaider - Ranking

I sometimes receive those calls for better clarity as it pertains to the RockmusicRaider rating system. You know, this thing that nobody likes but everybody looks for anyway on reviews and such. And usually, this pretty much boils down to the question of what an 8/10 rating actually means. Or a 1/10 for that matter.

Well, for those familiar with the beginnings of the RMR blog, we actually started out with these terrible stars. This oldish visual system that came with these godawful plugins that mostly were only good to attract hackers. Which looked like so:

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Whoa, RockmusicRaider now features Playlists!

RockmusicRaider Playlists Howdy, Fans and Friends! Did you know?

RockmusicRaider features music-only playlists on Spotify, on top of the ones already on YouTube with moving pictures.

Just click on the RockmusicRaider homepage link and head over to the playlist section. Fire one of them up and let ‘er rip.

Oh, and give us a like or twenty, follow us and subscribe whenever you can. Those are always great motivators.

For those of you who don’t feel like surfing about RockmusicRaider at this time, just get straight to the lists:

Just sounds, no movement

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Intermittent Digest – Tome VII

RockmusicRaider - Intermittent Digest - Tome VII

Whoops! Is it mid-2018 yet? It is. And thus high time to take stock again of records that excited us at RockmusicRaider since Tome VI appeared on the screens of our esteemed fans. Meantime, the deck crew issued a new Top 10 for 2017 and hammered out yet another edition of the Old’n’Tasty series.

Now, these intermittent digests are surely no top 10 list. But some of those albums might very well end up in a hall of fame or two. And the harvest of records to date is certainly surprisingly eclectic.

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