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Amanda Palmer: "The Music Business Is Baffled" By Kickstarter [VIDEO]

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400,000 people have given $30 million to music projects on Kickstarter and indie cabaret artist Amanda Palmer uses the fan funding platform more effectively than most. “The music business is baffled by the idea that people would willingly give money to something they could get for free, just to support an artist,” Palmer tells “But actually, emotionally, people get so much out of contributing to artists who’ve given them music that they love. This drives business people crazy because they can’t measure it.”  WATCH VIDEO INTERVIEW: