Sean Parker On Spotify, The New Music Business & Why Most Bands Should Never Sign With A Label
We usually post the latest episode of This Week In Music on Saturday morning, but since they're taking a week off, we're re-posting this great video with Sean Paker, billionaire venture capitalist, founder of Facebook and Napster and Spotify investor. Parker talks about the future of the music industry: "I'm not actually sure why you would sign with a record label". On Spotify, Parker says its "an attempt to finish what I started at Napster". WATCH THE VIDEO:
Most of the music discussion happens from 9-18 minutes, then the discussion turns to what's wrong with Facebook and the glut of information.