Iphone Apps Save The Music Business??
Who knows, but it’s definitely something more artists should try and take advantage of. Mobile applications are currently exploding and probably will keep blowing up once other cell companies get their app… Read More
Music in The Clouds
Thinking about the future again. A lot is happening and changing (it never seems to stop) in the world of technology and music. I wanted to focus today’s post on the shift… Read More
Fan Funded Music
I was just checking up on Dave Kusek’s blog and caught his post on fan-funded music. In it, he gives a few examples of artists who are directly asking their fans for… Read More
Entertainment Filtered For You?
I was just watching a YouTube presentation by Gerd Leonhard, (author of Music 2.0 and co-author of the Future of Music). In the presentation he talks about TheFilter.com (backed by Peter Gabriel),… Read More
You Buy Music????!!!
So I’m having dinner with some cousins who just came into town and the conversation about downloading and piracy comes up. I say I buy music only if I think the artist… Read More
New Derek Sivers' Speech at Berklee College of Music
Check out Derek Sivers’ (former head of CDBaby) speech at Berklee College of Music. He makes a lot of great points, but one of the points really stood out: “Be one of… Read More
50 Cent: Ultimate Band as Brand
There was a recent Forbes interview with 50 Cent regarding the music business and how’s he taking on the future. Dave Kusek went into detail about the interview, but in a nutshell,… Read More
Busta Rhymes on the NEW Music Business
I found a pair of pretty funny, but candid videos of Busta Rhymes talking about the music business as it stands today. Change is tough, especially if you liked how things used… Read More
Taking on Obscurity: Embracing P2P
With the playing field levelling out, everyone and their Grandma can record a song and have it online. It used to be about trying to win-over the interest and attention of a label, but now… Read More
Future of Music: Interview With Gerd Leonhard
Gerd Leonhard, co-author of The Future of Music was recently interviewed by The Downloader. If you haven’t heard of Gerd, you probably haven’t kept up with what’s going on with the digital… Read More