The computers showed us a world of possibility, and now we’re realizing that that world was inherent to us, and not the machines.
The fact that our friends who were creative people totally got it, but the business-y type people we spoke with were totally baffled by it, was a strong sign to us that this was something worth doing.
Short term billing… long as the record industry focuses on this it’s doomed. TV shows are famous for negative financing, investing for future syndication, whereas in recorded music it’s all about the now, how can we squeeze out the most money today, the public and the act be damned. Streaming is inherently long term, and even the acts don’t understand this, but we’re entering an era of one hit wonders and long termers, which one do you want to be?