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Hmm, your description reminds me of much of the audio mag press, the 
recording magazine press and an unfortunately large chunk of the mainstream 
media!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steven Smolian" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 5:05 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] RIP: EMI / let's clear the air


> Hi, Donald,
>
> You are, of course, under no obligation to stay on this board.
>
> I'm certainly among those who value your input.  Please don't disappear. 
> At least some of us realize what a tricky path you've been treading in so 
> vulnerable and visible a position, exacerbated by this new situation.
>
> Lebrecht is a "new" journalist who only uses the facts that allow him to 
> write a column following his preconceived tack and ignores others, equaly 
> valid, that might create a more nuanced view of his topic.  He's fun to 
> read, but, as they say in poker, only if you know the hole cards.   It's 
> for insiders.  Taking him at whole cloth will have his readers quickly 
> wrapped in a shroud.
>
> Steve Smolian
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Andes, Donald" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 4:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] RIP: EMI / let's clear the air
>
>
> Thanks David for the completely out of context mis-quote. These are the
> exact type of things that keep outsiders non-privy to insider knowledge
> and comment.
>
> My reference was specifically to Lebrecht's article which embellished a
> single possible future scenario for EMI, which I saw as the bleakest
> (and highly unlikely) of all possible futures.
>
> However, I've learned my lesson, and will no longer post anything
> relating to the dealings of my company, even if its in regard to
> publicly known information.
>
> Carry on with your second hand gossip.
>
> Don Andes
> EMI Music
>
> P.S. The least you could of done was to reply to my complete post, which
> mentioned the author/article I was referring to.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Breneman
> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:50 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] RIP: EMI / let's clear the air
>
> --- "Andes, Donald" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> The author's highly speculative opinion:
>> If Terra Firma assumes possession of the company, they will piece it
>> out and shutter EMI completely.
>
> So everybody be on the lookout for a dog and gramophone painting on
> Ebay.
>
>
> David Breneman         [log in to unmask]
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>
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