Entries by Simon Johns from 12/2012

With the End of Pop Music in Sight, Bill Drummond's New Project Hits the Reset Button

| Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Infinitely available, free music also spells the end of most musicians earning a living modest enough to dedicate themselves to music making full-time. No more money to burn. It meant the band I played in for a decade, Stereolab, bowed out nearly four years ago, mainly out of exhaustion from a grinding tour schedule necessitated to drive ever-declining record sales.