Entries by MC Lars from 02/2012

The Indie Rap Economics of SOPA

| Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

If the internet were compromised or regulated to the point where the 13% of my traditional digital income (from iTunes, Spotify, and others) were to disappear, it could likely mean that people would turn to getting my music for free, which would then mean that I would need more ticket and t-shirt sales in order to maintain my income level. (My income, by the way, covers my expenses, taxes, and health insurance, and that's it.)

Songwriting and the Evolution of Physical Media

| Posted 02.19.2012 | UK Entertainment

A good song comes from the heart: a good chord structure, melody and lyrics. Everything else is just a facelift. The fusion of the digital with the real is what gives art its power, and finding a balance between the two is what making art in the 21st century is all about.