How has technology changed the relationship between musicians and their fans? While major record labels still struggle to grasp the power of the MP3, artists, including Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes, have embraced and even found creative solutions … [Read more...]
Recording Industry Bans Musician From Charts For Supporting Free Music
So now we've got the thought police in the music industry. Now, more than ever, is it crucial that you maintain control over your musical destiny. Long Tail marketing give you the power and freedom to create your own path. read more. BPI, the UK … [Read more...]
Keeping Honest People Honest
This is one of those lists that can piss you off! I'd say that it's a lot more than embarrassing. It's down right unethical. From Embarrassing questions for the entertainment industry: # The RIAA has sued more than 20,000 music fans for file … [Read more...]
Arctic Monkeys: Rock’s First Web Success?
From Wired: Rock's First Web Success? The U.K. indie quartet Arctic Monkeys has built a loyal following thanks to internet word-of-mouth, P2P and grass-roots promotion. Here's how giving away songs for free can help you sell hundreds of thousands of … [Read more...]