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“Publishers Will Have to Evolve Just to Stay Alive”

Filmmaking, Link, Music, Technology

Andy Baio on the role of publishers (music labels, publishers, movie studios et. al.) in light of Macklemore becoming the first unsigned artist to top the Billboard charts since 1994:

We’re at the beginning of an indiepocalypse — a global shift in how culture is made, from a traditional publisher model to independently produced and distributed works.

Great piece. Spot on.