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T Bone Burnett: New Artists Should “Stay Completely Away From The Internet.”

image from T Bone Burnett had some choice words to give up-and-coming artists at the FMC Policy Summit last week: “Stay completely away from the internet.” It’s a rather provocative statement. The reason he gives is that once an artist joins the legions of bands on MySpace they’ve already lost. That by uploading their music to the web an artist instantly devalues their work and throws it on top of the growing and excessive pile of music. At his best, he also makes big assertions about the greatest challenge of our time: the affluence of machines and our overreliance on them.

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