December 10th, 2008
The great experiment has failed. Music critics universally panned our new Critic-Based Pricing Method. In response, we have abandoned the entire experiment, and will proceed for the foreseeable future with the traditional method of agreeing upon a fair market price with our artists for their work. We know it seems archaic, but it’s all we have to go on this point. Our in-house scientists are currently researching weather-based pricing, however.
Thank you for participating in our experiment. Perhaps the greatest lesson learned here is that irony and html make strange bedfellows.
Michael Kaufmann, our A&R, and frontman for Grampall Jookabox, Moose, re-entered into the studio today to shoot a music video that is as much commentary on the music industry as it is a guy dressed in a dollar bill dancing beside a guy standing on his head: