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Unformatted text preview: contract, royalties), Madonna (5 or 6 million over period of 5 years to develop artists in the 90’s), Prince, the Rolling Stones, etc become big. 70’s – push towards mega artists, corporations take hold. Late 70’s and 80’s – rebel against commerm – control is destroying music, reject new technologies (punk movement) Studio becomes a center of music production, some musicians who do nothing more than studio work. There are studio musicians who people have never heard of. Rap & Hip Hop, punk rock, rebel against corporatized music. Standardized market. New technologies take away from the real characteristics of the music. Frank Zappa, Emerson Lake & Palmer, start composing music like classical artists, putting much effort into the music. What was being appreciated, what was being invested in by record companies, was so different at the time. Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Kiss, Steely Dan, Alice Cooper, etc....
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- Fall '10
- Music, Pop Music Lecture, music business moves, Small regional studios