Blue Lines Revisited: Six reasons why "if you want to get paid for music you should play it live" is an idiotic argument.

maura:

Some bad-ass dude replied to Damon Krukowski’s breakdown of how much money he makes from streaming services with a sneer and a windy response that basically boiled down to “duh, quit yer bitching and make your money on the road, old man.” Which… are we really still having these…

Good post, except for the completely pointless shots at Amanda Palmer. I understand that her fans can be annoying, but I suspect Maura has not actually engaged with most of what AFP has written about her business model.

(Source: pitchfork)

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    Yes. Because it only takes a few seconds of cursory thought to figure out why musicians might not go on grand 9 month...
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    As Alex said, reblogging for relevance.
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    Ugh this is too perfect. Thanks to Jake for the heads up on this great blog post Maura wrote last year, especially...
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    As you might guess, Maura then goes on to make some mincemeat.
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    its comments) (yes
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    so good. especially...so bold, i might add as an extension
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