On Pay to Play

If you talk to the people who were going to gigs in London in the ’60s and ’70s, or even playing such gigs, it sounds idyllic compared to what happens today. I’ve been told plenty of stories of music venues drawing large crowds of young people looking for a good night out and hoping to […]

In response to the response to Amanda Palmer

If you’ve found this post, chances are you already have a rough idea about all this. You may already have your own opinions. If you don’t have either, then to summarise: Amanda Palmer raised some $1.2 million through a Kickstarter project. This funded an album and the infrastructure for a tour. She put out a […]