Carolyn Canetti - Social Networking Sites and the Music IndustryPresentation Transcript
Carolyn CanettiSocial Networking Sites and the Music Industry
Social Networking Sites and the Music IndustryHow to people become famous these days?
“Hey, Lucas. Ive decided Im going to start a band.” “The first thing you need is a name. Then youll know what kind of bandyouve got.”“Right, right. I was thinking about, um, Marc. How does that sound?”“Is that with a C or with a K?”“Well my name is with a [checks his nametag] K, so I was thinking mybands name could be with a C. That way its kind of that psychedelic,you know, trip thing.”“Always play with their minds.”-Mark and AJ, Empire Records
The Music Industry Pre 2000
The Old Wave
The New Wave
“The music business is acruel and shallow money trench,a long plastic hallway wherethieves and pimps run free,and good men die like dogs.There’s also a negative side.”–Hunter S. Thompson
Search for anomalies
• "I would advise you to keep your overhead down; avoid a major drug habit; play everyday and take it in front of other people. They need to hear it and you need them to hear it.”James Taylor (1995)
Love and Logic: diligent
Old beats New
Free music anyone?
"Rock n roll can save the world"? "The chicks are great"? I sound like a dick!” “You are a dick.” -Jeff Bebe and Russell Hammond, Almost Famous