"The cartoon pretty much sums it up! I wonder what the next step will be in the evolution of music? It does seem that people are going back to some degree to physical product. People simply like to have something in their hand, if only it's a…"
"The PR thing only backfired with a vocal minority I think... 9 of their back catalog albums reentered the itunes top 100 sales - all of them are at $5.99 each. And yeah - Heidi and I might buy one or two at that price.
So - all in…"
"CDBaby just a week ago announced their new CDBaby Free, an attempt to catch up with Bandcamp. But it still kinda sucks by comparison to Bandcamp as far as limitations.
Yesterday I heard one of the new U2 tracks, some self-consciously reverent paean…"
"Oh yeah - I found the panels a bit off as well... but something fun to spark thoughts on it. Har nailed it on current - it's not easy happy highway to the artist through itunes, spotify, pandora (if you make their cut - ha!),…"
"Sadly the "How it is now" alluding to iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and YouTube somehow being a fast, happy and direct money highway to the artist is pretty off the mark. "Where it needs to go from here" is already happening via…"