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The reality of fan funding & the music business

News: 24th June 2014 by Louise Dodgson under Artist Managers, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

Now the dust has settled on the craze of crowdfunding and the likes of Pledge Music and Kickstarter, this article in The Guardian takes a look at the reality of these campaigns. Bringing new music to the masses that would otherwise have been ignored or re-releases that could have easily disappeared, surely fan power and cutting out the middleman can only be a positive thing? Read the article for yourself via the link below and feel free to share your thoughts.

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http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jun/17/can-fan-campaigns-reinvent-the-music-industry-kickstarter-crowdfunding


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crowdfunding, fan funding, crowd sourcing, music funding, music industry, music business, pledge music, kickstarter, fan campaigns

 

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