In which Dubber and Steve go to great lengths (55 minutes, to be precise) in order to attempt to explain the internet, how it works for musicians, and how to make sense of it.
In which Dubber and Steve talk at length about their own record labels from the past, record labels in general, the idea of signed versus unsigned artists, their motivations for starting a record label that will sign absolutely anyone, and the surprising consequences of that.
Also, here’s Steve’s blogpost about “unsigned artists”.
In which Dubber and Steve talk about their newfound wealth, experiments with pricing and the economics and sociology of music (and other things) online.
Dubber’s blog post:
Why my book is free – and why it costs money
Steve’s blog post:
A little “Buy Music With Bandcamp” primer
Reprieve: Reprieve uses the law to enforce the human rights of prisoners, from death row to Guantánamo Bay.
Steve and I were on a train to London and thought it was a nice opportunity to have a podcast-style chat. After tossing a few topic ideas around, we decided to chat about reviews – which was topical for both of us for one reason or another. Hope you find it of interest.
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