Maybe you disagree that the way record labels operate is broken, or maybe you’re signed to one and can’t share your true feelings. Either way, here are some ideas, dreams, and wishes for what something new might look like.
I’ve thought for some time that the “new record label” should be similar in function to venture capital, or, more simply, a loan. The band or artist borrows a minimal amount ($5-$10k) to record an album and then revenue is split between band and label until loan is paid back*.
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