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On How Can We Get Artists Paid On The Internet? A Chat With David Lowery

"What this really is, is a simple political issue: a labor issue. It should be possible for a working musician to support a household without having to tour twelve months out of the year"

Why? I mean, that'd be nice, but who else has that "right"?

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 3:03 pm 0

On How Can We Get Artists Paid On The Internet? A Chat With David Lowery

Very enjoyable read. A few comments:

1. I've never been called eye-popping, but I like it. Thank you.

2. Slight misinterpretation on my comment there, as I was referring to MUSICAL artists, not artists in general. I could've been more clear there. That being said, while I WAS only referring to musical artist, you will see that for five out of the six artists you mentioned what I said still goes. ;) Those artists all had patrons who paid their way for years, sometimes decades, before they started making their own money.

3. Thanks to my painter grandfather and photographer/sculptor father I am intimately familiar with the artists mentioned, and am fortunate enough to have seen their work in person. It's wonderful.

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 2:11 pm 0