I bet when you read the title of this article, you thought I was talking about liquor. I guess the same could apply to that, to an extent, but I’m talking about bootlegging music. If you’re unfamiliar with that, it’s very basic: unauthorized music releases, usually of live performances, are made available and the artist gets no money.
When country music legend Travis Tritt was approached to perform solo acoustic concerts once, he said, “Nobody in their right mind will pay good money to hear me sing and play guitar for two hours.”
Our local entertainment store, Hastings, has officially closed, along with all other store branches. I wrote an article a couple of months ago about how the closing was the end of an era that showed a decline in interest for physical products. […]