But why does this always happen? Is it the result of a decade of free music, or are musicians just lousy negotiators? Or, is it just that there’s always a band ready to play for free, just for the exposure?
Whatever the exact reasons, we keep hearing stories like this from musicians playing in the real world. This was recently posted by Jesse Jaeo Tolbert, a Berklee grad, managing partner at ScreenSound Designs, and musician.