2009 has been a great year for music, with many new albums popping out. Usually, the author didn’t pay for the production, advertising and marketing, distribution, and advertising prices of the CD their songs are on, so ultimately this can be cash in the bank, after the writer recoups the costs of the preliminary demo he or she created to pitch to the artist or label.
There’s hypothesis on the extinction of CD’s within 2-three years, there’s been a major resurgence in vinyl (who saw that coming?!), the most important file labels as we knew them could stop to exist inside 5 years, mp3’s and file sharing at the moment are a superb factor and a major source of world-huge distribution (what?!).
(But, do not surrender your present job till you find one other one within the trade that you just love and can assist you.) Start your personal publishing company that not solely handles your songs, but also the songs of other writers.
Greg does an ideal job in detailing the consolidation of the majors, the rise of indie bands, the struggle against and for sampling on hip-hip data and new mashup data and artists, Prince’s document label and …