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Simmons: Poor people owe me

Simmons: Poor people owe me | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Kiss star Gene Simmons says he's proud to be among the One Percent of the world's richest people – and insists everyone else owes him a debt of gratitude.
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You can thank the record industry for nursing the world biggest cunts.

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David Geffen: 'I'd kill myself if I got into the music industry now'

David Geffen: 'I'd kill myself if I got into the music industry now' | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

When asked his thoughts about the opportunities and challenges of working in the music business today, he said: "I'd kill myself". He also said that it is harder than ever for artists to break into the mainstream now, with the demise of radio and music television channels. "You need repetition," he says of what he describes as a crucial element of discovering new music. "You need to be able to hear things a lot."

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The Deal With Independent Music Getting Pulled from YouTube « Saving Country Music

The Deal With Independent Music Getting Pulled from YouTube « Saving Country Music | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

ere’s there long and short of the current problem: Just like iTunes, Beats, Amazon, your local school district, and your refrigerator repair company, YouTube has decided it’s getting into the digital streaming music service too. Ironically, YouTube is one of the companies that already has a significant chunk of the digital streaming market, and one of the most significant footprints in the business. It’s just not in a convenient delivery form like its competitors. Look at the chart below, graciously provided to us by the industrious folks at Edison Research. Yes that’s right, not radio, not Spotify, not iTunes or their friends at school, but YouTube is the place that music’s coveted 12-24 year-old demographic goes most to discover new music.

 

 

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Kids you must understand this: Google kicking independent artists out of Youtube would bring back the music industry back into the 80ies, when only mainstream acts could get massive exposure.

No doubt major companies will dig this....

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