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#081: Scott Kirby (Music Revolt) Interview – Payola & Collusion in the Music Industry

#081: Scott Kirby (Music Revolt) Interview – Payola & Collusion in the Music Industry

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Scott Kirby, founder of Music Revolt. I had no idea what I was in for.

Did you know that the music industry is the only creative industry that has a Payola law? Did you know that the 99 cent song proposed by Steve Jobs could be considered collusion, and that price fixing is essentially unlawful?

Well, if that sounds like news to you, then your eyes are about to be opened to the dysfunction that existed - and still exists - in the music industry.

In this episode, you will also discover how Bitcon Blockchain could save the music industry, why there can't be a "Netflix of the music industry" under the current system, how Payola affects independent artists, and more.
In this episode, you will discover:

How fans and musicians are getting a rotten deal.
How many people will have smartphone or computer access by the year 2020 (hint: it's in the billions!).
What the filming industry got right that the music industry didn't.
What the Payola la

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