Independence Day: Are Indie Labels The New Major?
In 2013, 34.6% of the recorded music sales in the U.S. belonged to independent labels and artists. Hip-hop played a huge part. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tech N9ne, Danny Brown and Mac Miller are just a few of the artists that contributed to the growth of independent music last year. Attendees will learn about the advantages of staying independent, the DIY business model and how independent companies are adjusting to changes in the music business.