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From MTV to YouTube: When the Net Pays Everyone But the Musician

Posted January 6, 2009 | 14:05:04 (EST)

In 1996, taped to the wall of my now defunct record label spinART Records' 800 square-foot, four-Ikea-desk-loaded-with-unsold-CD-and-vinyl office was a $1 check from MTV. I fought hard for that stupid check. MTV wanted to use a song called "Supermerica" by a band called Poole that I released. Usually TV shows...

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The Democratization of the Music Industry

31 Comments | Posted March 24, 2008 | 12:16:00 (EST)

As I write this, iTunes ranks as the 2nd largest seller of music in the U.S. -- only Wal-Mart's physical stores sell more. Digital revenue is real, and there is a lot of it being earned. Sales from iTunes alone can provide a band enough revenue to achieve true financial...

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