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How bad is the music business industry right now?

I know it's hurting, but how bad? All jobs are hurting now, but is this on going to ever bounce back or are indie labels taking away the big business from major names? (Sony BMG, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group...) Are jobs going to be hard to find? Won't artists still need agents, sound engineers, A&R's, stage managers, and so on? How does this industry die if artists are still coming up and need their "people"? How exactly do indie labels function (regarding the business stuff behind the talent)? Thoughts? Anyone?

Asked By: kkineticc - 3/9/2010
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Nice question...very nice question...God knows how many of us lose sleep over this same same question... More
Answered By: Eric k - 3/9/2010
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Seems like Tanner is racist!!! I think its good look at K$sha shes knew and Jason Derulo there doin fab.
Answered By: Amore - 3/9/2010
 
Wow is it bad right now? I can probably work for them, at least for a part time job... More
Answered By: Nihal - 3/9/2010
 
the metal music industry will always be great!! EDIT: why 2 thumbs down?! you guys suck!!
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Answered By: Jessie is now a redhead (: - 3/9/2010
 
I think of it in terms of supply and demand. There are sooooo many people trying to make it in the music industry, and there's just not enough demand for all of these new people. Sure the artists need to have agents and everything, but no agent is going to work for an artist if the agent knows the artist isn't going to... More
Answered By: emily - 3/9/2010
 
It must suck, just listen to todays music! LOL
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Answered By: Cancer The Panentheist - 3/9/2010
 
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