Is The New Digital Ecology More In Harmony Than The Industrial Model?
Catherine Hol’s post on Music Think Tank explores the new digital ecology and the challenges of standing out. She discusses Kyle Bylin’s post about the collapse of the record industry and the rise of a new digital ecology. In the past, record companies were the gatekeepers that helped filter through the overabundance of music. Today, artists are challenged to embrace the chaos and new digital ecology. Catherine explains:
“One of the overwhelming problems faced by musicians today is the difficulty of ‘standing out’ and being heard above the noise, not drowned out by the herd.” (more)