OK Go! Part 2

Haha - should have known those crafty selfpublicists OK Go! had ulterior motives when Damian slagged off EMI in the New York Times. They already had a killer video up their sleeve and EMI allegedly wouldn't let them make it embeddable on YouTube. Solution: leave EMI. Result: almost 8 million views in two weeks, and rising fast. But will it result in corresponding mass sales? Only…

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They Just Don’t Get It

For latest example of shortsighted corporate folly by the record industry, see this story in NY Times by Damian Kulash from OK Go! "In 2006 we made a video of us dancing on treadmills for our song “Here It Goes Again.” We shot it at my sister’s house without telling EMI, our record company, and posted it on the fledgling YouTube without EMI’s permission.... It…

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