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Andy Diekroger
Sweetwater Senior Sales EngineerSoundToys

Andy Diekroger from Sweetwater has special offer for all PSN listeners. If you've been thinking about adding a Focusrite Liquid Mix to your set up, this might be the last excuse you need.

From now through July 31, when you buy a Liquid Mix you'll receive the optional DSP card for FREE! That's a $250.00 value! Contact Andy directly for the special.

Andy Diekroger
Senior Sales Engineer
(800) 222-4700 x1273 (Toll Free)
(260) 432-8176 x1273 (International)

Celebrity Interview:

The business of music is changing rapidly and we all need new strategies for marketing the music we record. This week Al had a chat with Andrew Dubber, who has a lot of good advice to offer. He's the Degree Leader for Music Industries at UCE Birmingham, and a senior lecturer and researcher with a particular interest in online music, radio and new media technology.

New Music Strategies Web Site

Andrew's FREE e-book, "The 20 Things You MUST Know About Music Online".

Andrew's Manifesto

The Stupid Knob:

Al Sharpton hastens the death of . . . rap?

Answer To Last Week's Trivia Question:

Q: Elvin Bishop had a big hit in 1975 with Fooled Around And Fell In Love. However, he didn't sing the lead vocal. Who did, and with what super band did this person go on to have many more hits?

A: Mickey Thomas, who later joined Jefferson Starship!

This week's first responder was a reigning trivia champion Mr. Roger Linder! Therefore, this week's prize has been awarded to the second responder Jason Victorine. Congratulations gentlemen! Jason takes home a copy of Guitar And Drum Trainer courtesy of Ryan Smith over at

Honorable Mention goes out to Steve Sawyer, Keith Sommers, John Demetre and Gary Eisenbraun, who actually submitted his audio answer via the customer feedback line!

Answer To Last Week's BONUS Trivia Question:

Q: What early Mac composer and musician went on to become the creative force behind a Grammy-award-winning industrial rock group? He also created the sound track for the hit video game Quake. His band's logo also appears in the game on the nail gun ammo boxes.

A: Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails!

Well, you Mac folks came out in force for this one! The winner is Pete Buchwald! Pete has won a copy of the awesome AU plug IronOxide from courtesy of Chris Johnson!

Honorable Mention goes out to Theo Tigno, Patrique Osbourne, Steve Ayon, Steve Sawyer, Shannon Waldner, Kris Keyser, Neil McDougall and Jonathan McMillan. Way to go!

See you next week!

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