Power to The Consumer: How Social Media Changed Music Forever

As I discussed in another media outlet in 2014 It’s hard to believe that only five years ago consumers were forking out $15 for an artists album of 11 tracks. With today’s streaming industry, services such as Spotify have given us access to unlimited libraries of music for as little as $8 p/m. This shift in power from industry to consumer is seismic. And now artists are changing their approach too..

Jacob Whitesides is emblematic of a new generation. A musician who funds his entire career – records, tours & travel – through social media.

 

Has the Milennial Age signalled the end for the classic Record Label? Or will the industry short circuit this developing phenomenon?

 

 

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Vulture Funds Laugh as Schools & Hospitals Close in a Decimated Puerto Rico

Brave New Films documents the unrelenting destruction & decimation of Puerto Rico. As Vulture funds close down schools & hospitals to extract every last drop of profit from the impoverished territory.

The film further documents the indifference of The Obama Administration to the grave crisis.

Everything You Need to Know About TTIP

 

In this brilliant delivery, Green Party candidate David Malone elegantly & honestly explains the disastrous & distressing repercussions of the proposed US-EU TTIP trade agreement.

An Eco Economy?

Can economic growth go on forever? Or is the global economy reaching its expiry date?

John Erickson discusses how economics can be driven toward a sustainable path. Watch his speech here on Ecological Economics