“It is a desperate measure, and insulting to your audience. We have already provided sufficient amounts of money. What is the next thing you’re going to ask? What brush our teeth?” – Morrissey Continue reading Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing.
“If I had been Jay Z, I would have brought out ten artists that were underground or independent and said, ‘These are the people who are struggling to make a living in today’s music industry… I think they totally blew it by bringing out a bunch of millionaires and billionaires and propping them up onstage and then having them all complain about not being paid.” – Ben Gibbard Continue reading Streaming. It’s the way forward?
“Piracy is the new radio. That’s how music gets around.” – Neil Young Continue reading Challenges the music industry faces.
“I don’t turn to anyone for advice. I do what I want.” – Azealia Banks Continue reading Social media.
“I’ve always been interested in how fast-moving our identity is and that I’ve never been able to pin down who I truly am. That inspires me to write, because I feel like that cements me a bit, in that I find my identity in being an artist.” – Marina Diamandis Continue reading Identity, persona and an alter-ego.
“Everything about my life is private, really. I’m not so sure that any of it has ever been public.” – Morrissey Continue reading No Privacy?
“There’s a very strong part of me that feels that peer-to-peer illegal downloading is just a more sophisticated version of what we did in the 80s, which was home taping.” – Ed O’Brien Continue reading The increase in illegal downloads.