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Michelle Knight. Writer, photographer, programmer, truck driver and general, all round nut case. Life is a journey and that's what this blog will probably end up being. Let's see where we go, eh? ;-)

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I know this is about radio...

...but aspects of this cross all digital production mediums, in particular...

 

The reason this matters has been articulated by many artists, including David Byrne, and Radiohead founder and producer Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich. They argue that they actually do well from services such as Spotify, but the miniscule revenue returned to artists is too small to allow them to develop. Artists are already encouraged to be their own marketers and promoters, leaving little time for developing their craft. The economics of the internet today will force far more to find a day job. The established critics view often gets misrepresented by interest groups so let’s explore it a moment.

 

Rdio's collapse another nail in the coffin of the 'digital economy'

Money for *distributing* (nearly free) jam is a terrible idea