#TBT: A Taste of Things to Come for Live Entertainment

Happy #TBT! Here’s an oldie-but-goodie post from Jim: “Recordings Have Become Advertisements for Shows.” That’s a direct quote from a piece by Sasha Frere-Jones in The New Yorker [circa 2009], and yes, it’s absolutely true. Interestingly, this has become conventional wisdom in a very short time. If you had tried to make this point two years ago, most “smart” music business people would have tut-tutted you or agreed, but only in the far-off future. So listen to me now when I say this...

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