The Arka Tech generates dialogue and reviews old and new happenings in the music industry.
At the beginning of each semester, I usually have a mental list of albums I want to review, and I don’t usually stray from that. Once again, however, I got an unexpected surprise with an older album that I somehow missed.
I bet when you read the title of this article, you thought I was talking about liquor. I guess the same could apply to that, to an extent, but I’m talking about bootlegging music. If you’re unfamiliar with that, it’s very basic: unauthorized music releases, usually of live performances, are made available and the artist gets no money.
When country music legend Travis Tritt was approached to perform solo acoustic concerts once, he said, “Nobody in their right mind will pay good money to hear me sing and play guitar for two hours.”