Quotes: Music Is Politics
"Tin-eared, graph-paper brained accountants, instead of music fans, call all the shots at giant record companies now. The lowest common denominator rules. Forget honesty. Forget creativity. The dumbest buy the mostest, that's the name of the game!"
"Without marketing plans, the greatest music in the whole world don't mean shit."
— Christopher Knab, Four Front Media and Marketing
"You've gotta be business savvy really, or else you get the piss taken out of you."
"That's not easy to find in a corporate world, somebody who cares about music."
— Michael Penn, musician
"People don't understand the kind of fight it takes to record what you want to record the way you want to record it."
"Industry Rule #4080: Record company people are shady."