Are you a musician? Are you a songwriter? Did you wake up one day not long ago and say “WTF? Who stole the music business?”
With CD sales about half what they were 15 years ago, and the “new media” radio stations like Pandora, Spotify, Grooveshark, et al, reportedly paying out pittances for even millions of airplays, you’re not alone.
And you’re right. Someone did steal the music business. But it may not be who you think and there just might be a remedy available to you.
Once the mp3 was invented, and the historical physical music product (rolls, records, 8-tracks, cassettes, CDs) was transformed into a VIRTUAL product that could easily be captured (stolen) and shared with “peers,” the game was over for making money from music distribution. It has been downhill ever since.