Why the Distribution of Wealth in the Music Business is About to Improve
The music business over the past fifty years has been about the winners winning big, while those who don’t make to the the very top of the heap are scarcely able to scratch a living. Some of these “losers” are immensely talented, with large and loyal followings. But the money just doesn’t flow there, and most are eventually forced to find their livings outside of the thing they do best, making music. Continue reading Winner Take All?
Patch month for Decibol v0.9 Beta continues with v0.9.6! Mobile and music were the focuses of this update, and there is more to come. Continue reading Patch v0.9.6
The music business is changing, rapidly. And we think it’s for changing for the best. Time was when “the business” was fundamentally an enormous administrative apparatus placed between the musician and the fan. The logic of its position was that it marginalized fans and musicians as much as possible, in a never-ending effort to siphon the money away in order to pay executives and shareholders. Who could blame them really? Recorded music creation, promotion and distribution was a capital-intensive business. For the capital to be available, it needed to be amply rewarded.
Continue reading Be the Music Business – A Manifesto
A new set of updates has just cleared testing and are now live on Decibol.com Beta v0.9 Continue reading Patch v0.9.5
The latest bug fix and functionality release on brings Decibol v0.9 Beta up another notch in the version belt this week: Continue reading Patch v0.9.3
The latest Decibol v0.9 Beta patch has been released to the wild after coming out of recent testing.
Continue reading Patch v0.9.2
Beta v0.9 improvements continue in March as we inch closer to Decibol.com’s official version 1.0 release. Continue reading Patch v0.9.1
We have been working around the clock for the past 6 months to bring you the largest overhaul to the Decibol website since ver 0.1 was released in June, 2014. Continue reading Beta v0.9 Preview – Release