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Old 7th August 2014
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Lives for gear
 

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Originally Posted by electrow View Post
The music industry has sold the idea that the only viable economic model is live performance.
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MP3 format has probably done more to kill the desire to cultivate the appreciation of music as an art form, as well as devaluing the artist.
Internet piracy being accepted as the worldwide norm has driven the music industry towards the only viable economic model being live performance, due to the devaluing of the artist's recorded product by such piracy.