Ticket Scalping is Bigger Than Ever

LOS ANGELES—In one of his final presidential acts, noted music fan Barack Obama made a much-needed crackdown on ticket bots. Last December following anti-scalping efforts by Adele, Chance the Rapper PJ Harvey and many more musicians Obama signed a federal ban on the use of software that lets resellers snatch up huge blocks buildsense.com of event tickets before the rest of us have a chance. Senator Chuck Schumer a sponsor of the law said it ensured showgoers wouldnt face outrageous unfair prices…

PRE RAPHAELITE MASTERWORK EMERGES.

PRE-RAPHAELITE POCOCK SURFACES IN LONDON. The Hidden Master of Merton Abbey. Born in 1850 Lexden Lewis Pocock belonged to one of the most artistically prolific families of the century complete with its artists ascensiongt.com designer and social reformers. Despite the volume of work of the others in existence, including those of his brother Alfred lionized by the Empress Alexandra of Russia, most his own work disappeared in a great fire where the bulk of his collection was kept. Most of what remai…

DJ Software-A Brief History

LOS ANGELESDJs have changed their equipment as new technologies are introduced. The earliest DJs in pop music, in 1970s discos used record turntables vinyl records and audio consoles. In the DJs would have to lug heavy direct drive turntables and crates of records to clubs and shows. In the many DJs transitioned to compact cassettes. In the many DJs switched to using digital audio such as CDs and MP3 files. As technological advances made it practical to store …