Thread: Provoke Change
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Old 04-02-2008, 05:57 AM
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Default Re: Provoke Change

Originally Posted by DamoSyzygy View Post
Record labels are also responsible for World Tours, stage productions, promotion, and the majority of the negotations when it comes to these kinds of things.

I hate major labels as much as the next guy, but their representatives do hold the keys to some pretty big doors. In my experiences, unless you were a MASSIVELY successful band, you probably couldnt get yourself into some markets of the world without help from said labels or individuals.
Hmm, I hadn't thought about that. You raise some good points.

On the other hand, you could see mega-concerts as an artifact of mega-labels. If gigantic record labels (man, even the phrase "record labels" sounds so archaic) ceased to exist, and if people really wanted the experience of world-touring bands, some small-scale entrepreneurs would no doubt find a way to pull it off. A bunch of cavemen could accomplish what the dinosaur used to do.
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