This is the chart of our artistic generation.
Content growth is skyrocketing but time spent consuming content has hit a ceiling. Whichever organization helps us find the content we’re willing to pay for, thereby supporting the valuable artists, wins all the marbles.
(Via The Economist)
Drew Breunig speaks the truth - the problem is now in discovery. But the people present at the rise of dubstep knew that a decade ago:
You have zero cost to acquire a studio. You have this like, infinite [potential]. Anyone can be a producer if they can get a hold of these. From that pool you have a much larger pool to select who makes interesting music, as opposed to just who can make music. It’s no longer a question of whether you can make music, because the software is distributed, it’s accessible.