"We don't spend any money so we can do what we want," says Peter. "And if that's harder work," says David, "then it's the price of being free." Source: Tom Lamont, Guardian Music. Read the full article at: Field Music 'We earn five grand a year' A super-interesting chat from 2012 with one my my…Read more Field Music ‘We earn five grand a year’ | Guardian Music
https://open.spotify.com/track/2eZJ9lrNeSqDt9iOgtft0M I thought Prince took all his music off Spotify recently? He said something about labels... pay[ing] themselves twice while reducing what is owed to artists from pennies on the dollar to fractions of pennies on the dollar. Seems like another double-bluff from the Prince Promo Playbook. I'm a little disappointed about this, as I…Read more Prince – Stare | New Song on Spofity?
George “P-Funk” Clinton is naming names and not taking any prisoners! He said that he's tired of record labels collectively plotting their conspiracy against him Source: George Clinton Spent 3M & Refuses To Stop Fight With Record Labels Just an update on GC's copyright situation. I didn't know he was a crackhead back in the…Read more George Clinton Spent 3M & Refuses To Stop Fight With Record Labels | iloveoldschoolmusic.com
The issue of how much musicians theoretically earn from their work has moved out of the trade press and into social media's trending topics recently... In the background of these debates is the question of whether songwriters and performers are actually getting all the money they're owed. Source: Is Transparency The Music Industry's Next Battle?…Read more Is Transparency The Music Industry’s Next Battle? | The Record : NPR
Check out this great article on Bill Withers, from Rolling Stone. "He's the last African-American Everyman" - ?uestlove Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away | Rolling Stone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5W-xtHYXE7A Bill got his first break at 32, and used to sing his own songs to himself over and over whilst working on air planes in…Read more Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away | Rolling Stone