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To Much Spending - Not Enough Lending
Several changes will take place during the remainder of 2023 including serverless options that have changed the workflow at Footprints.
Audocs R&D integrations and new tools implemented at AUX Digital Network. After this year's massive catalog takedown from streaming services, and the end-life of AUX Digital streaming service in September, man-hours have been spent filling out our upgraded licensing platform. Curating the Footprints catalog is a legacy and provides a clear path for collectors to purchase our physical and digital album offers.
Urban Sufi Music is the independent music publishing entity at SESAC behind Footprints Catalog. As a writer and publisher, I’ve been with SESAC since 2004.
Feeding-The-Machines’ merger with the Colliders podcast is on hold, as I wrap up some catalog data input. ~HA
Feeding-The-Machine No.2, October 2023
Highlights around AUX Digital Network
This editions! new adds at the shop include;
Catalog adds - New Music! Publishing & encoding at Urban Sufi Music (SESAC), Ghadaqan (BMI) and So A Musing (ASCAP), the Footprints trifecta for Independent Music Publishing. Works added to the catalog, encoded, claimed or published include;
AOB Revisited (tracks) - A host of tracks where recently found un-published. Including, 'Ancient Arts (Station Break), 'Lift (outro)‘, ‘Suntoucher’, ‘Rite Here’ and the hallmark track ‘Slow Down’ where added. Additionally, ‘Lift One’, ‘Butta Dreams’ & ‘Essence’ where all published for this remix, remastered version of Adams Oneman Band (2003).
Wait for the hour (tracks) - A few tracks slipped through the cracks in May of 2022, and did not get published. ‘Rose Up (a new)’, ‘Wa Qadir (Healing)’, ‘The System (Gott Chalk)’ are new publishing additions.
Wildcraft hit the market in 2021, but some tracks also never got published until recently. ‘OUD (To The Subha Illan)’, ‘Plantation Planet’ and ‘Wildcraft (Smr. Prt. 2) -Uncle Sam Mix-’ are now published.
Rahmatika (tracks) The album follows up the single ‘Rahmatik’ with new publishing credits for ‘Shukr Cadi’.
Plus 30 Footprints catalog entries retrieved from DSP’s.
This week on Post-Modern Remnants: Collider No.1 ; Post-Modern Remnants kicks of soon with Episode No.1. Stay tuned!
Whats happening at Audocs/AudioDocuments? New tools! New tools & more.
DNLD (Beta) Audocs R&D has launched its most ambitious tool yet. A reward-based Multi-Chain NFT Explorer and authentication tool for NFTs. With Crypto Checkout and Shopping cart powered by Reservoir. Visit: https://app.dnld.us
Audio Documents Content delivery tool used for delivering content. There are features that allow you to manage music, album covers, uploads, storage, and metadata all in one place. Visit: https://audiodocuments.com
AUX Digital ‘Uplift’ Upload album art, MP3s & media for secure online sharing. Visit: https://lift.aux.digital
AUX Digital ‘Music & video’ playlists for desktop & mobile. Visit: https://video.aux.digital
New, Upcoming & Back catalog Releases from Footprints
Auto-select (Terimah Kasih) EP by Autolect - Original music from 'Gearbox Sessions', Extended Player & Woodbridge /83. Tracks appeared on 'Code Head' EP (Unofficial). Includes Wallart, Vinyl Record (lathe cut) and CDr-wallet. Authenticate on Polygon. Edition Price 191 MATIC (<$131). Total Collection Supply: 25 (Verify). Place A Buyout Bid on Footprints marketplace (ETH total collection floor is $3275)
Built by Autolect - From the Footprints catalog vaults, Unreleased Autolect Album, NFT, Wallart, Vinyl & CD.
Rahmatik Cdr single shipping with Rahmatika album by HA as Mont the Sifr
The Sleepwalk Project - From HA's Wird Worl collection - NFT for the original pressing & bundle of The Sleepwalk Project. 50 original 7 inch vinyl printed in 2014 in Germany with tandem NFTs.
Wait for the hour - After releasing 'Wait for the hour', Hasan retired Bil Basmala and moved all new music to HA (HA Ya-Ali). Bil Basmala Solidbeing Sound and Pleasure Mine Recordings. A cornerstone release from the footprints catalog. Combining all the essential dreamy, laid-back jazzy beats and jazztronica tracks Footprints is known for.
Basmala & The Golden Circle - Some music that would become in part, Bil Basmala - Tura & The Beatsmith. Back from his first trip to Malaysia, HA returned with new material. Golden Circle, a combination of Classic Sufi Music, Beats and Ambient Soul, pushing the boundaries, and bridging cultural divides of east and west.
Visionary Soul - PER Music Libraries reissue of Bil Basmala's Visionary Soul long play, originally released on August 24th 2016, via Preservation Electronic Recordings now PER Music Library.
A, Good Night….. - A project from Bil Basmala. At the end of 2013, some material from the album was released as ‘A, Brother From Another Planet’ cassette. Since then, the material has been fined tuned, remixed and remastered and appears in several forms, on a few releases. A Good Night - City Lights is Featured in DNLDs Gratis Section.
Eastern Department - The Bil Basmala and Eastern Department (2012) projects are soulful ambiance with layered combination of classic hip-hop drums. Featuring abstract and alternative rap lyrics. Abdullah's Quirky drums, deep baselines and intense thick atmospheric textures cover each track. The rhythm driven studio recordings are complemented by harmonious vocals and lyrics based on social commentary and individual enlightenment. Originally conceived or envisioned by HA as an eclectic blend, neo-visionary soul takes the electronic, chill-out or left field genre into a completely new sphere.
Wildcraft - was recorded on Akai GX-266 (Gemini) 1/8 Reel. The sound is Amazing and fits the Digital artwork precisely.