Archive for the 'Music Business' Category


The Man

I got gas in the tank I got money in the bank I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man I got skin in the game I got a household name I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man David Krebs thinks rock died because of sexism. The acts […]

2017

IT’S THE AGE OF THE INDIVIDUAL It’s all about you, your brand, you’re on your own and it’s your obligation to establish your status. Used to be you were a member of the faceless masses. Now you’re defined online yet retain your anonymity since in a world of competing identities no one stands out, and […]

Publicity Is King

In the era of cacophony. It was not supposed to be this way. The internet was supposed to level the playing field. The future was to be a vast meritocracy. But we did not realize the internet would allow everyone to have a voice, and with this megaphone hypesters yelled for attention, so we gravitated […]

Almost Like Praying

What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where the only artist of stature standing up to President Trump is an ethnic college graduate who made his bones on Broadway? One in which the “Hamilton” cast album is the 13th most consumed album of the first half of 2017, and #13 in sales […]