Steve Jobs has designed a technological revolution, by generating magical smartphones, flawless iPads and light MacBooks. In the finish, the only folks who will shed, are those who are in it to get filthy rich and those who truly aren’t that good…Imagine the 80s if Gang of Four and the Comsat Angles were capable to compete head to head with Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross with the exact similar resources and possibilities for promotion and exposure…Once the dinosaur of the music industry is done sinking into the tar, we might just be in a position to create that world.
Artists who practice their craft as significantly as they practice their salesmanship and promoting, and then get to the gigs they build on time and overprepared day after day, year just after year, have generally thrived and will continue to do so. It has normally taken perform and stamina and resilience to make a living producing persons pleased by playing music.
Back in the 70’s when a big album came out young persons flocked to the stores on street date to buy it. Then in the 90’s children beginning spending their cash on street date on other technologies that did not exist when the music industry was in it’s heyday (60’s-80’s).
Compact discs which deliver music via the WAV audio format have provided excellent listening good quality considering that their wider introduction in the 80s but we lost one thing in this transition in respect to the complete knowledge we had with records.
Prior to functioning at Berklee, Mike was the Advertising and marketing/Item Manager at Rykodisc, where he oversaw advertising and marketing efforts for label artists including Mickey Hart, Jeb Loy Nichols, Morphine, Jess Klein, Voices On The Verge, Bill Hicks, The Slip, Pork Tornado (Phish), Kelly Joe Phelps, and Frank Zappa’s estate.