We continue our look back at the year that was by listing 10 Music-Related Trends We Loved in 2010. Let’s hope all of these trends continue in 2011.
1. When Musicians Stop Being Polite And Start Getting Real
Phil Lesh on the message boards, Josh Clark doing whatever it is that he does, etc. We don’t think engaging your fanbase on the message boards is a WISE decision, but boy does it make for great fodder for us bloggers.
2. Bands Get More Revenue, Fans Get More Music
Gov’t Mule and the String Cheese Incident were among the bands we cover who started archival series in 2010. SCI’s Rhythm of the Road Vol. 1 kicked ass and Mule’s Mulennium brought back fond memories of that group’s power trio days. Most acts keep an archive of old recordings, so why not give the fans what they want by selling some of the gems in their vaults? Let’s have more of where these came from please.
READ ON for eight more music trends we loved in 2010…