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Old 07-17-2013, 05:38 AM
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Default Re: Joe Walsh - The truth about music

Originally Posted by Lunar Satellite Brian View Post
I chose them because they worked under the label system and absolutely abhorred it, yet, despite their terrible experiences with record company's and the "good old ways" of doing things, they continued making music because they loved music.
Ok. I misunderstood your point. However, the discussion of "free art" (for want of a better term) does extend well beyond the relm of the dud contract with the record company too. Hell, even a guy like Thom Yorke.......only a few years ago lauded for their distribution approach that actively embraces new mediums and by-passes the record companies of old........has said enough is enough with resepct to the wider issue being discussed here:

Originally Posted by Lunar Satellite Brian View Post
but a business musician can not be compared to another "normal" job.
That's just so very naive. Tell that to the guys who rely on it to put food on the table and a roof over their families heads.
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