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Sports Explode as the Music Industry Fizzles

I heard today that tickets for the World Series games at Fenway Park are going for an average of $2100.¬† That is not even the best seats!!! Most of these seats go to businesses or individuals who can write this expense off. Front row Rolling Stone tickets were going for $10,000 a clip on their … Continue reading

Rock Stars are Like Herpes…They Never Go Away

We are in the midst of a unique time in music history. The songwriters, musicians, performers and icons that we grew up with are still performing and relevant 50 years later. This has never occurred before. We have¬† had the ability to see our heroes age right before our eyes, for better or for worse. … Continue reading

New Music…What is it Good For?

There was a time when new music made the record industry go ’round. Potentially labels would make more money from a young artist that they “broke” than from established artists on their roster. These acts would get signed relatively cheaply. They were usually tied up for two or three albums with lower recording budgets, smaller … Continue reading