Sunday, November 11, 2007

Bands As Brands Hitting Big

Hey friends, here we go.. we've stumbled on the future.. LOL
a couple of articles that might be of interest to you, especially those of you who had been in on reading my business plans of the last 5 years.
check out what these folks are doing with distribution to Whole Foods (it's wimpy content, but good lookin' displays in the stores)

then here's the latest terms for "records companies are trying to get a clue".. 360 contracts.. they want to act as managers and take a piece of everything. not a bad concept, but they're kinda late to the party....
ny times

Brand association is hitting the music business.
Fifty cent owns part of 'Vitamin Water' that just sold to Coke for billions.

Art? Commerce? Bands as Brands?
you decide