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Congo Bunny wrote:It's hard to have sympathy for a record label or an artist who won't keep up with the current formats.
Congo Bunny wrote:The music industry has killed itself by over pricing it's product for years everyone wants to be a millionaire
Congo Bunny wrote:If I could make a living out of selling music I would consider myself the luckiest person alive, but so many people want to be a super star.
Congo Bunny wrote:I can't see the difference between dwnloads and physical formats except that downloads must be cheaer to produce than physical products no packaging no transport no storage no stock, so surley there must be more profit in it
Congo Bunny wrote:I can't see the difference between streaming and radio
Congo Bunny wrote:Record lables have made so much money over the years I remember buying war in Babylon on CD and it cost me 18 pounds what a fricking rip off 18 pounds that was four hours wages for me at the time no CD is worth that
dom wrote:cheers guillaume, by the way, would love to chat about breadwinners mixes of your catalogue.
I'm into the idea of a series of 12"s mixed by Alan with your productions.
Maybe release the Gregory Isaacs Poor Man In Love?
He did a mix for me for DJ'ing, killer!
RB wrote:Congo Bunny - spoken like someone who has no idea about the economics of the record business (let alone reggae business).
Dubster10 - all the labels you mentioned are selling EXPONENTIALLY more than any reggae label.
dom wrote:Credit should be given to Contour music, Klaus Mack ( summer jam), Claude Nobs Montreux Jazz, who pushed reggae in the late 80's early 90's at big festivals and believed in it's potential as a strong genre to tour clubs and for large outdoor festivals and never gave up on reggae like people did in UK.
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