Tuesday, January 08, 2008

David Byrne's survival guide for musicians

Not exactly fresh out of the box, but my attention was directed at this today, and it was too good of a read to pass up with no mention. Talking Heads's frontman David Byrne has written a very interesting article regarding the evolutionary process taking place in the music industry, illustrating the possibilities of a DIY approach for artists to make money of their art, as opposed to older methods which rely heavily/entirely on record companies. It is an industry insiders insightful perspective on the record business, which explains the different methods of doing business, while at the same time giving examples.

Read the entire article over at Wired

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