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Killing Itself to Live: Further Discussion

Kyle Bylin, Associate Editor

6a00d83451b36c69e20115715056f8970bFirst and foremost, I wanted to thank everyone who took their time to read, comment, Digg, and tweet my latest essay:  Killing Itself to Live: How the Record Industry Conceived It’s Own Demise.  I was completely humbled by the resounding response of 60 tweets and 25 comments (and counting), making this my most highly shared and commented on essay to date. 

More importantly though, I believe this raises the question:  

In this “digital age,” where no path can guarantee success and all routes, from a major label deal to signing to an independent, or, going completely DIY, tend to have their fallbackshow do you sustain your career as an artist without killing yourself to live?