Derek Sivers

Entrepreneur, programmer, avid student of life. I make useful things, and share what I learn.

Not what it used to be!

At music-biz conferences, there are always panels of experts, talking about the current state of the music business, from their point of view.

They're usually men over 40 who have been in the music business for 20 years, and they say things like:

My friend Clem Chambers said, “Have you noticed they're just projecting their own decaying health into things?”

So of course that's how they're going to see the world!

Wouldn't it be interesting to get a panel of under-20 musicians and entrepreneurs to talk about how the music business looks to them?