'Streaming Is Killing the Next Beatles,' Gene Simmons Says
A great article from Digital Music News on how consumers are being trained to only want FREE MUSIC.
From an interview with Gene Simmons and Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo this week…
Maria Bartiromo: Gene, you have been a student of this industry for a long time, and have participated in it. You’re seeing this world change so much because of streaming. You own your own music. So do streaming services hurt artists when it comes to ownership, when it comes to earnings? Because the whole world is changing around you.
Gene Simmons: It’s a disaster. It’s a disaster because the fans have decided — and they’ve been trained — to not pay for music. And that means that the next Beatles and the next Elvis —
Bartiromo: — they think it’s free.