With no foreseeable end in sight for rising rents in the cities, expect this trend to continue. But with the same… Read more “If you’re in a small town, you have to get down on your hands and knees and dig a ditch so that the water can run”
The Hustle Economy, edited by Jason Oberholtzer and illustrated by Jessica Hagy, is an anthology of insights and advice for… Read more #WhatILearned: The Hustle Economy
If you’re looking for as good an explanation as I’ve found about the shift from factory work to the connection… Read more “The connection economy values the bridges between the nodes as much as the nodes themselves”
Some really great insights here from Neko Case: “Early on I would have loved to be signed by a major… Read more Neko Case: “Employing people in a shitty economy is a good motivator, too, because you want them to have health insurance and homes, you know?”
Perhaps musicians’ renegade spirit is what ultimately will save the next generation of recording artists, who are increasingly forgoing record… Read more “the only scarce resource left is the artists themselves”
Looking forward to reading a new book, Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville, which: identifies the rise of three… Read more What Can We Learn from Nashville about Building and Supporting a Music Community?
Michael Passman has a pretty interesting piece on the challenges Austin is facing….problems that seem pretty common to a lot… Read more “In a city that promotes itself for music, those who do it can’t afford to continue”
From a solid interview with Seth Godin linked below: I would say that I’m inspired by two things. The first… Read more “Go start something. There’s no locks on the door.”