I’ve been telling our clients and conference call listeners for some time now that the payola scandal fallout would actually make it harder to get attention for emerging artists at commercial radio — already an "eye of the needle" situation. Gerry Cagle is tracking some of the hard proof at MusicBiz, where he notes that independent music’s getting cut off at the knees to prevent the appearance of any future wrongdoing.0
About Joe Taylor Jr.
Joe Taylor Jr. has worked with professional musicians for over fifteen years. As the author of "Grow Your Band's Audience" and three other books for working musicians, he helps artists grow audiences that support them without the help of managers, labels, or industry insiders.