I am stupid excited for Coachella. I was absolutely giddy upon the arrival of my Coachella 2012 Pass Box and offered to provide free Coachella coverage for a music site that couldn’t send one of their own writers. My friend Jess Weisensell happens to be an editor for Epitonic and introduced me to some of their content managers.
Epitonic began in 2009 and was one of the first music discovery and editorial sites. Epitonic posted free and legal MP3s available for streaming and download (a legit alternative to Napster), working directly with thousands of artists and labels (sounding earlier similar to certain popular music streaming sites now a la Spotify and Rdio). However, because of financial difficulties, the site was shut down in 2004. Continue reading “How By Covering Coachella 2012, I’ll Be Part of a Music Legacy”