Many musicians live a sort of “Unsustainable lightness of playing”, misquoting an old Milan Kundera’s book. Which of course is euphemistic and sarcastic at the same time. Because “playing” is never easy, even when you learn it. Regardless of the musical genre, every musician must face a series of obstacles worthy of the 7 labors of Hercules.
Streaming and royalties have reached a critical point because the incredible rise of the former does not correspond to an adequate correspondence of the latter. Helene Fischer’ case opens new scenarios in Europe and beyond, says Music Business Worldwide and FAZ