I THINK THAT THE SALES of actual vinyl will start to increase and the digital record stores will become weaker, as the streaming avenues like YouTube, etc. thanks to advertising companies, will become a major source of income for most artists if done correctly. I can already see the shift. But in this business things change so rapidly, you can only hope and pray and put your best foot forward to making the right adjustments and staying on top of the game.

Roy Davis, Jr.

 

What The Future Looks Like: 12 predictions by 12 industry insiders on the future of dance music

Joey Negro: “Writing a decent song is still pretty hard, despite all the new tech we’ve been given.”
Terry Hunter: “In three years we will have a drastic shift in music as we know it.”
John-Christian Urich: “It seems like it could be corny, but it’s not. It works.”
Joe Shanahan: “It will be as it always has been for decades: about community.”
Mark Farina: “Good music will still be good music and bad will still be bad.”
Mark de Clive-Lowe: “We can’t be more than a few years away… from the average consumer not owning any music at all.”
Rees Urban: “Things will come full circle back to the underground mentality sooner than later…”