The Courteeners are getting ready to release their new, dark-yet-hopeful studio album Anna . Coming nearly three years after Falcon, Liam Fray talks of its arrival, the band's journey back from 'the wilderness,' and about who Anna actually is.
Right now in the US, stories of popular indie bands such as Grizzly Bear and Animal Collective etc, are getting loads of attention. By today's standards they're doing really well, having sold hundreds of thousands albums and downloads. But is it enough to survive?
Louis CK had reportedly just made over a million dollars from his concert video. He did not release as a DVD through the normal channels. Instead, he released it by himself as a download. The result? Over $1 million of income from $5 downloads in 12 days.