The future of the music business is with the artists and the small label entrepreneurs.

- Simon Raymonde of Bella Union (taken from this)

I am a combination of agree + hope with this statement. I agree 100% because the current landscape has the potential for this to be the case, but I also have to hope that the big suits that always end up changing things to favour them don’t find a way to do that again with (and the scary thing is that you know they’re working on it).