YouTube to start removing videos with indie label music (Radiohead included)

Blur Hyde Park gig

Photo by EOSHD

The relationship between record labels and the internet is in a tense state of affairs. On one hand large record companies such as EMI are suing Vimeo for copyright infringement, hence we have Copyright Match. YouTube on the other hand pays a minuscule royalty fee to record labels where uploaded content contains their music.

YouTube plans to launch a new subscription based music service to rival Apple iTunes where content can be downloaded and played on a mobile device with no internet connection. It goes directly head to head with iTunes.

The problem is, smaller record labels feel they are being bullied and the very survival of smaller artists is at stake here…

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For a Minute Then I Lost Myself – GH1 Short

Full screen it here – http://www.vimeo.com/11349060

On location in – Hong Kong

Music by – Radiohead, Karma Police

Equipment – Panasonic GH1, anamorphic LA7200 adapter + 10-22mm EF Canon, Super Comat F1.9 c-mount, kit lens (14-140mm), Zeiss 85MM F1.4, Canon 35mm F2 SSC FD

Check out the Wiki on Radiohead’s song for a good read. This is one of my favourite songs of all time.

Look… I’d like nothing better than to go to a beautiful old-world place, clear my head of all other thoughts, and write, photograph or plot something – I’d love to sit on a beach in Spain, or travel to a mountain top.

Unfortunately Hong Kong was not the place to do it!!

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