Archive for the 'The Music' Category


Strange Brew

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3xacQ3C YouTube: https://bit.ly/3x9cmKX 1 Most people had no idea who Eric Clapton was. Nor had they heard “Sunshine of Your Love,” it wasn’t until the summer of ’68 that the track crossed over from FM to AM, in an era where most markets didn’t even have an FM rock station. Yes, in the late […]

The Oscars

This is what happens when money supersedes art. The problem with the film business is it doesn’t realize time has already passed it by, that the paradigm it claims to operate under has expired. This is a business story. Smart business people get ahead of the audience. That’s the wisdom of Spotify…give people what they […]

The Apple Letter

https://on.wsj.com/32jk1Iq The people on Spotify are much more active listeners. The debate has been about money when it should always be about reach, have enough reach and there’s plenty of money. In other words, the public has spoken, if you love music, if you just can’t get enough of it, you’re on Spotify. Never mind […]

Patreon/Substack

How small do you want to be? No one, and I mean NO ONE, has ever grown a larger audience as a result of a crowdfunding campaign or presence on Patreon, it’s just a way to milk your already existing fans for more money. And it’s fine if you like the cash, but don’t delude […]