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(Editor’s Note: This piece appears on The Bowery Presents The House List. Check it out @ http://houselist.bowerypresents.com/alex-schaaf-is-in-control/)

The business model that once dictated the sale of music is no longer. MP3s cleaved the physical album into digital fractals and now songs are essentially free commodities to digest and dispose of at will. Those who bemoan the change fight against a powerful tide, not easily avoided or bested. But musicians who embrace the digital shift appear to have the high ground, morally if not monetarily. And after an output of two full-length albums and multiple EPs in two years, Alex Schaaf, the central force behind Yellow Ostrich, controls the future of his project and product.  (more…)


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