Thanks to everyone who’s commented on, engaged with or shared this essay over the last couple of years. At long last, I’ve posted a sequel with a much more upbeat look at the change agents helping to re-value music through explaining its inner workings on YouTube.
Thank you. I dispute your characterization. For one thing, BLM is not a monolithic or specific organization like the SPLC and it does not have a singular, let alone a violent agenda. Though certain news outlets have made a cause of this characterization. I heard several of the original women who conceived BLM on TV the other day and they asked for…
This will depend on circumstances. But when I think of the Nashville songwriters and some publishers who’ve been in the vanguard of the woe-is-us contingent, I’d suggest several things I almost never see them do.