compared to Eartha Kitt, Nina Simone, and Edith Piaf
Blaming music distribution for the state of music is asinine, if you don’t wanna make music because you’re not getting real paid, don’t make music. If you are a teenager and in a band and you don’t want to change the world, why are you in a band? If you don’t want to be the Clash, what do you want to be?
The problem in the story is that we never know how much the labels get from streamed music of a specific artist, so we have no benchmarks. Why aren’t labels releasing the numbers? Because they are ashamed of them… If artists aren’t making money, Spotify isn’t still making any money, someone has to make a fortune
Cities – Talking Heads – Despite the botched geography (ancient Egypt folks), it remains a wondrous beat as Bryne catalogs the world as a series of strange observations, “I got it figured out…” he claims but does he? Deranged and brittle bouncy – A+