SEVERE TIRE DAMAGE IN
Music groups from around the world are posting their
songs on IUMA. It has become a form of music self-publishing allowing any group
to distribute their songs electronically. However, the group Severe Tire Damage went
one step further. They actually "broadcast" a live concert on the Internet,
real-time audio and video, as an unofficial opening act for the recent Rolling
Stones debut session on the Internet. The audio quality is marginal, the video
has a slow frame rate, and you need mega hardware to play this game, but the idea
is obviously very cool. As one of the members of the band said--right now there
aren't locks on the Internet and so we can do what we want.
THE CHEIFET LETTER
-- "Inside the Internet", by Stewart Cheifet, The Cheifet Letter, page 3, vol 6, issue 8, June 1995.
STD Editorial: Stewart Cheifet is the host of PBS's "The Computer Chronicles".