“Publishers Will Have to Evolve Just to Stay Alive” ⇒

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.