Check out the audio of our chat with Ian Brennan, who talked about his new book “Silenced by Sound,” which explores the brave new (and depressing) world of digital music distribution.
Some provocative money quotes:
“If the Beatles came out today people would probably yawn and roll their eyes.”
“I don’t know that anybody should make money playing music.”
“Ed Sheeran just broke the all time touring record ever, for anyone, making more money than anyone in the history of touring and if that’s not a sign of the coming apocalypse then I don’t know what is!”