Talent vs. Taste. The Ugly Truth.

There’s an ugly truth in the music industry: the industry is flawed and unfair. The highest paid musicians may not be the most talented. As a musician, should you diversify. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: Interns, Demand, Dreams, and the New Music Industry

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Aubrey Burton: The Music Intern: Five Tips for Success Minh Chau: Generate Demand for Your Music Music On The Make: 5 Easy Steps. Continue reading

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Generate Demand For Your Music With Loss Leaders

The debate roars on over giving music away for free. Yesterday, Bruce wrote about it on Hypebot in How To Turn Free Into Paid: Lessons From Evernote Today on Music. Continue reading

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We’ve Hit The Concert Price Ceiling

On Music Think Tank, Brian Carpizo posts about how concert ticket prices have changed and increased since 1966. One factor that affected ticket prices was the decline in recorded music. Continue reading

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Why Is Music Cheaper Now? It’s Supply & Demand.

Artists such as Sufjan Stevens think that selling albums for $3.99 is unfair, but Stevens does not recognize that the market has caused prices to fall. Brian Franke explains why. Continue reading

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