What is called the music business today, however, is not the business of producing music. At some point it became the business of selling CDs in plastic cases, and that business will soon be over. But that’s not bad news for music, and it’s certainly not bad news for musicians. Indeed, with all the ways to reach an audience, there have never been more opportunities for artists.
David Byrne’s Survival Strategies for Emerging Artists and Megastores – Wired
This is a fantastic article about the future of music.