PHLOTE Daily Notes 12.15.20

“Though music was the first to go digital, the business is still re-applying the structures of yesteryear onto the needs and complications of today. If the music industry wants to solve its troubles, things need to change.”

The archaic infrastructure that includes major record labels has been the music industry’s bottleneck for decades and is now severely outdated. The current system is massively undersized. In fact, the problem is only getting worse.

The proliferation of creative tools and platforms, including social media, has enabled a new generation of creatives to…