The topic of money and the music business invariably comes up in plenty of muso’s conversations. After all, musicians have just as much right as any to be compensated for their hard work. Increasingly, the ability of a musician to make a buck in the age of illegal downloads, streaming services and the internet has made that more of a challenge than ever.
The West Australian newspaper tackled this predicament with a really interesting article that came out last week. As well as my 2 cents worth their are some fascinating insights from Ian Kenny, Birds of Tokyo/Karnivool fame, Dave Faulkner from The Hoodoo Gurus as well as San Cisco/John Butler Trio Manager Phil Stevens.
Feel free to read the article below.