The Invisible Hit Parade: How Unofficial Recordings Have Flowered in the 21st Century (Wired)

Wired: The Invisible Hit Parade: How Unofficial Recordings Have Flowered in the 21st Century . “Wearing a black denim jacket covered in pins, [Eric] Pier-Hocking is not a professional audio engineer. The 37-year-old works by day as a production manager at a publishing company. With short hair and a neatly cropped beard, it’s easy to peg him for the enthusiastic indie music fan he is. But to call him an amateur wouldn’t be accurate either. What he does goes far beyond recording on an iPhone.”