Archive for August, 2011

Critical Mass

Note: This blog was written when Radical was developing two sister services, Radical.FM (for label music) and Radical Indie (for independent artists). These services have since been blended into one comprehensive service. We encourage all indie artists to upload their tracks to Radical Indie.

Critical mass is the smallest amount of fissile material that can sustain a nuclear chain reaction, in the case of weapons grade Uranium about 52 kg. In other words, with 100 pounds of U235 you can’t blow your nose, but with 130 pounds you’ve got an atomic bomb; that’s critical mass!

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Why the World Needs Radical

My associates thought I could write a good blog on why the world needs Radical. There’s only one problem; it doesn’t. What the world needs is clean energy, a bit more compassion, and The African Academy for Gifted Girls (a dream nonprofit project of mine), not another music site.

But no one denies that music has played an integral role in human development since earliest recorded history. And few would dispute that today’s musical landscape looks more like a minefield than a sun-drenched beach or snow-capped mountain. So lIet’s talk instead about why the Music Industry needs Radical.

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