Artist co-management for the world

building a platform for the facilitation of song writing and record production

Guy Morrow

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Abstract

This article draws an analogy between open-source software development and artist co-management networks, networks that form a platform for the facilitation of artists’ song writing and record production efforts. In the international popular music industry, the online environment is leading to more pressure being placed on artists and managers, rather than record labels, due to the fragmentation of the media landscape and the downsizing of recording labels. This is affecting the way in which song writing and record production are facilitated. In order for artist managers to help their clients to build and maximize their recording careers, the volatile environment that record labels are in means that artist managers must engineer new methods to effectively resource their clients’ album production.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalJournal on the Art of Record Production : Proceedings of the 2010 Art of Record Production Conference
VolumeI
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventArt of Record Production Conference - Leeds
Duration: 3 Dec 20105 Dec 2010

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