This is one of the longest flame forums I have ever read. I must say your site has a lot of content and it must have taken you many hours to complete.
Being the host provider for Affinity Music I cannot comment on the artist's inability to secure themselves a record deal. Don Reed is providing a service. You come to Nashville, he will record your music, make a video and try to promote your song around "the Row." It is utimately the decision of the Record Company or Publishing company whether or not they "pick up," the artist. As for the comments made about the tv show site and the video formats.... These videos are optimized for broadband utilizing quicktime and flash for the encoding. The videos will not view properly on dialup. If you want a link to download the content it can be provided. The actual videos are broadcast on Comcast Cable in the Nashville, TN and Huntsville, AL areas.

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I generally do no get involved in my clients businesses. I simply provide the hosting of websites for artists, artist managers, producers and the like. I didn't like the complaints about the video's streaming ability.