What does it take to be a musician? A regular listener (and, sometimes, even a music business person) doesn't always realise how many challenges are associated with building a career in music. We talked to Reimut Van Bonn, an indie musician and a representative of VUT (German Association Of Independent Music Companies) about the issues artists face today.
Reimut Van Bonn On The Challenges Facing Indie Musicians
00:54 - Keeping the rights to your music.
01:46 - Social media: the good and the bad.
03:40 - The way music is discovered these days.
04:56 - Listeners don't understand how the music world works.
05:39 - The challenges of making a professional music career.
08:11 - Two things to succeed in music.
10:30 - The music industry is changing.