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Download Lettuce's entire catalog for free- 2/25/14

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by NicJimBass, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. NicJimBass

    NicJimBass The Kirk Hammett of bass guitar! Supporting Member

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  2. baba

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    Thanks!
  3. bass12

    bass12 Fueled by chocolate Supporting Member

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    Come on guys, if you like the music pay for it. Seriously.
  4. Space Pickle

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    WHERE I CLUCK TO DOWNLOADS
  5. NicJimBass

    NicJimBass The Kirk Hammett of bass guitar! Supporting Member

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    So, as a "Thank You" to all the fans, the band is allowing everyone to download all their albums for free, legally, yet, we should ignore that fact and pay for it anyway? Seriously?
  6. NicJimBass

    NicJimBass The Kirk Hammett of bass guitar! Supporting Member

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    Here: http://lettucefunk.com/complete-lett...free-download/

    You have to click on the link for each album, then download each song individually. Sure, it's a little inconvenient, but they are giving their music away for free.
  7. FunkyMcNasty

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    Very cool. I already have their entire catalog and have wore it out. These guys are one of my favorites. I took the wife when they came through Denver, great show.
  8. dmusic148

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    Ya know what's good is, is when you read the OP and not just the title.
  9. bass12

    bass12 Fueled by chocolate Supporting Member

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    Any fan that deserves a thanks most likely already has the albums anyway. If the band wants to give away some bonus tracks that's one thing - but the whole catalogue? That, to me, is a pathetic sign of the times.
  10. bass12

    bass12 Fueled by chocolate Supporting Member

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    Which I did. Here it is:

    "Didn't see this anywhere else on here, but the funk band Lettuce is letting everyone download all their albums for free, via soundcloud, for 24 hours only. I'm in the middle of doing it myself".

    Not sure what you think I missed.
  11. baba

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    You know what it is to me? A thanks to the fans on the outside, and I'm sure heartfelt, but also a great marketing tool. I turned a bunch of people on to Lettuce today via Facebook.

    Bravo Lettuce!
  12. Ewo

    Ewo a/k/a Steve Cooper Supporting Member

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    Man, these guys are killin'...

    Thanks for the heads-up, OP! I didn't have a copy of Fly...and now I do. :cool:
  13. dmusic148

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    Ok. Well, then I think you miss the point of them doing it. It's marketing. Can't make money off cds anymore anyway.
  14. TigerInATrance

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    Indeed... I never would have known about them if it weren't for this catching my eye.

    As for paying for their music, I'm going to guess and say that they aren't necessarily paying their bills with the sale of tracks, but on playing live shows.

    For my part, I will absolutely go out and see them when they roll through and, I suspect, maybe even a couple times...
  15. bass12

    bass12 Fueled by chocolate Supporting Member

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    Especially when people get the idea that they shouldn't have to pay for music. Sad seeing musicians perpetuating this attitude.
  16. Fat Steve

    Fat Steve The poodle bites, the poodle chews it. Supporting Member

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    Didn't have ANY of their catalog until today, where they gave it to me for free. So, as a thanks to the band I will go buy a ticket and go see them at the Roxy in Hollywood. No one is getting screwed. Relax dude, everything will be okay.
  17. Floridabwoy

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    Jesus... The bass player, has a youtube video thanking the fans and supporting the download. I have seen lettuce about 10 times and Deitch, Smeenz, and Jesus are awsome guys. Deitch and some of the Shady Horns stopped by a local club for a jam while Darren was staying in a hotel for the last Pretty Lights tour.
  18. fivestringgecko

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    I already had the entire library as well, along with Soulive's stuff... LOVE these guys. I go see them any time they're in town.

    As for the argument of good idea/bad, I think it shows that they recognize that they couldn't do what they do without an audience. It's a thank you to old fans, but it also gets them new fans, who then pass the word and bring in more fans. I agree that it's marketing, but it's cool marketing. To me, the cost of a few CD sales to bring in new fans that haven't even heard about them before and then spread the word might be worth it.

    5sg.
  19. bass12

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    This whole attitude bewilders me. You're thanking the band by going to see them? Oh, you're doing THEM a favour - right, got it. It's so nice seeing musicians supporting other musicians. Incredible the sense of entitlement that is on display here.
  20. fnordlyone

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    Lars? Is that you? I destroyed the hard drive with the Napster downloads, I swear! :bag:

    fnord!

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