I was thinking about how YouTube has rocked music videos to their core along with many other thoughts about record labels and I was all geared up to write a delightful diatribe on how screwed record labels are, or maybe more to the point how musicians don’t need record labels. I cannot think of a single reason that is so compelling that a person should get a record label. That is just a fact.
Having said that, I promptly found a well-written article that I thought did the subject justice. Without further ado: