Song Stories

20: "Artists as Entrepreneurs + The Promise of Direct-To-Fan" ft. Rob MacArthur

Episode Summary

Meet us at SXSW for a chance to hear your voice on an upcoming show! This episode, we're joined by Rob MacArthur of ioumusic.com. We discuss how the tenets of entrepreneurialism and the "lean startup" apply to bands, and we evaluate whether the Direct-To-Fan business model has reached its full potential. Plus news on industry revenues, Amanda Palmer's TED talk, and recommendations for beer, apps, and more!

Episode Notes

Meet us at SXSW for a chance to hear your voice on an upcoming show! This episode, we're joined by Rob MacArthur of ioumusic.com. We discuss how the tenets of entrepreneurialism and the "lean startup" apply to bands, and we evaluate whether the Direct-To-Fan business model has reached its full potential. Plus news on industry revenues, Amanda Palmer's TED talk, and recommendations for beer, apps, and more!