rudedudejude wrote:Yeah. The end about what he says about Spotify being about capital is really true, and reflective of what things are like today.
The issue that I have with this adapt or die mentality is that some bands won't adapt. And they'll die. Bands that release lush albums but don't like to gig. Someone like early belle and Sebastian. You know, it limits choice. Some bands might be amazing live, and their records be just kind o promotional material for their live gigs, but some bands don't want to do that. They want to release records. If HMV/FOPP goes where will people buy these records? I really hope that their demise causes loads of independents to spring up, but I don't think it will.
Edited by RichieTenenbaum at 07:59:20 17-01-2013
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