Archive for the 'Music Business' Category


Why is it always people without leverage are agitating for change? Those without hits who can see a better way but have no power to make it happen. Makes me yearn for the old days, when these people did not have a voice. When not only could they not get a label deal, they could […]

The New Normal

“The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t” The reason concert tickets are so expensive is because people want to buy them. Furthermore, attendees agitate against paperless ticketing because they want the ability to resell. So promoters have given up trying to control access to the supposed hard core fan. The truth is tickets, although expensive, are in […]

The 48%

“People are giving up on Apple Music, survey says – 48 percent of Apple Music trialists have stopped using the service, but Apple has denied that claim” -The Verge Is Apple Music the new Twitter? You know they’re in trouble when they respond. Steve Jobs would never do this. Even if their number is accurate, […]

Charts Not Playlists

There’s a fiction that we all want to be doing our own thing, burrowing down into holes of our own device, satiated with a world only we control. But the truth is we want to feel part of humanity, we want to belong, and the further we get away from the rest of our fellow […]