To be or not to be: Independent Vs Signed (part 1)
The topic of whether or not a talented independent artist should sign to a major label is always a contentious issue. So imagine my shock when I found out one of my favourite inde artists’, Dom Kennedy is allegedly getting signed to MMG and Interscope. Like all diehard fans I instantly assumed this was the beginning of the end of his music career. Now with the benefit of hindsight I know this reaction was a bit over kill and lost me a couple gangster points, however it got me wondering why we as the audience generally believe that when a successful independent artist gets signed it is somehow a bad thing.
It wasn’t the fact that he was getting signed to this particular label that I had an issue with as Read More »To be or not to be: Independent Vs Signed – How successful will I be as an unsigned artist? 5 (1)