How The Beatles Became The Best Band In The World

I'm currently reading a book by Malcolm Gladwell called Outliers: The Story of Success. The book tries to explain how incredibly successful people came to be so successful. One of the key features of the book is that it tries to dispel some of the myths surrounding successful people. Gladwell explains that very successful people don't benefit... Continue Reading →

Yesterday Film And The Beatles Back In The Charts

Several of the posts on this site look at the effect which the release of a film about a musician has on the consumption of that musician's music. Most recently I looked at how the release of Rocketman sent Elton John's music back into the charts, and before that I looked at the release of Bohemian Rhapsody and Queen's music. Well with the... Continue Reading →

Investment and Original Music

The music industry is one of the most difficult industries in the world to try and make a living in. This is because the majority of the money within the industry is controlled by a disproportionately small number of people within it. Basically the top 1% of musicians earn the vast majority of the money... Continue Reading →

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