Part 7– The artist centric business model The music industry is corporate and monopolized. Everybody is real nice about telling you to get the fuck out of their forest. The independent music industry could be a description of the groups of people who care about one thing: being a part of getting good music out […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 7 —- The Artist-centric business model"
Part 6 — Pearls, Swine, and the infinity of opinions There were no clubs that had lines down the block for rock bands in 2014. The band had to bring that audience, not the club or promoter. Record label executives weren’t waiting in the wings to woo us. Most industry people we wanted to work […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 6 — Pearls, Swine, and the infinity of opinions"
Part 5– The “Shallow Money trench” Analogy However impossible it may seem…the reason is, you’re not famous enough. In January 2014, Kaspars and I were debating the validity of the recordings we had just done on a commercial level, and working on our musical connection on stage while Alex was just getting back from traveling […]Read more "Music in the Digital Era: Part 5: The Shallow Money Trench Analogy"