Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “Why do musicians sell out?

  • September 18, 2019 at 8:49 am
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    This video tries to make it seem like “selling out” is a new thing. Fans have been complaining about artists selling out since before there was streaming – since before there were CDs – since before Edison played around with wax cylinders.

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  • September 18, 2019 at 9:03 am
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    As someone who works in the music industry, I can say for certain that there are some factual inaccuracies here.

    Take it with a grain of salt.

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