Panel Discussion

From a Rookie to a Global Superstar: Where to Find Money

June 18, 2021 12:00 PM PDT BACK TO HOME

William Gibson once said: “The future is already here, it just isn’t evenly distributed.”

Even though it wasn’t meant to describe the rise of independent artists, the idea has never been more relevant. It is no doubt that independent artists are the fastest-developing segment of the global recorded music business. Moreover, it is a global scale segment with real impact and influence.

Many are setting up their own labels to retain as much independence as possible, and recording in the basement looks almost as promising as in the studio. Besides, now there is a higher availability of tools, services and choices offered to the artists.

However, even though history provides lots of examples when musicians benefited a lot from starting working on their own, the challenges DIY-artists face are still real.

The panelists of the "From a Rookie to a Global Superstar: Where to Find Money" will discuss: