Developer Chris Randall has restarted his vlog on the Analog Industries YouTube channel. I rarely feature vlogs here, but this one brings up some interesting points and an even more interesting question.
"The value of music is already less than the cost to make it." This premise launches a consideration in to all of the factors that have brought us to this point. Today people sink thousands of dollars into gear and software, but never see a return on that investment. Chris asks if you get enough from the creation of free music to justify that expense, or at least be satisfied with this norm.
I personally started making music a year after Napster was a thing. As a consequence; at no point in my entire life have I even fantasized about making money from my music.
Back to the weekly vlogging slog! In this episode, I have some Thoughts about how it's essentially impossible (or at least highly improbable) to make music that pays for its own creation.
The RIAA site I mention: https://www.riaa.com/u-s-sales-database/
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