Fuga Thinks Artists Arent Smart Enough or Empowered Enough to Run Their Own Marketing and Promotion

Do artists really need labels. Fuga seems to think that artists just want to make music and they aren’t really smart enough or empowered enough to control their own marketing, promotion and royalty collection.

Here at RouteNote we think he is completely wrong! Artists are becoming more and more business and technology savvy and the time of the labels is slowly coming to an end unless they can add real value.

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Norway the first country to ditch analogue radio completely for digital

Today marks a giant moment for music and in particular radio, which Norway will no longer broadcast outside of digital stations – the first country to nationally shut off radio signals. Today the radio signals…

China’s Alibaba look to buy Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter

Following Billboard and Hollywood Reporter’s acquisition of Spin, Vibe and Stereogum they themselves are now being eyed by the Chinese media conglomerate Alibaba. Rumours have begun circulating that Alibaba are interested in purchasing the Hollywood reporter…