Tag Archives: value

Do You Know What You’re Worth? – A Manifesto for Nu Music Machine

1 Feb

The problem with musicians is they don’t conceive of what they could be worth. We let others determine our value for us ($1 on iTunes, 30¢ a play on Spotify, or our fans on Bandcamp choose what to pay, including zero). Not that any of us are worth zero dollars and zero cents.  Nor are [...]

Waiting to be Picked: When Making Good Stuff Isn’t Enough

17 Jan

“I’m good so I shouldn’t have to give my work away for free” or “I’m good so I should probably be giving my work away for free.” It’s a bummer, because it’s not even a question of wether you give your songs away for free or sell them.  Selling songs doesn’t even make much money, [...]