HC's Rock Rewind A look back at the past two weeks in Rock History by Tea...
A week since its release, "Nighty Night" -- the six-song album Amanda Palmer,
Ben Folds, OK Go's Damian Kulash, and author Neil Gaiman wrote and recorded in
12 hours, and released the next day at Berklee College of Music's Rethink Music
conference -- has seen 5,319 downloads and generated $21,403 to benefit the
Berklee City Music program, which provides free music education to underserved teens.
The historic collaboration was designed to reflect Rethink's focus on new business
models and the immediacy of today's music industry. With thousands of people
watching online -- the entire recording project was streamed on the internet in real
time -- the artists frequently asked their fans, via Twitter, for feedback and
The album is available on Bandcamp: http://music.amandapalmer.net/album/nighty-night.