Does the music industry fear change?

It seems like they're always trying to fight change. They blame downloading on declining music sales because it's new and scary to them (instead of realizing it's because alot of mainstream pop just sucks now, LMAO). That's also probably why any commercial rock band sounds like Nickelback or the... show more It seems like they're always trying to fight change. They blame downloading on declining music sales because it's new and scary to them (instead of realizing it's because alot of mainstream pop just sucks now, LMAO). That's also probably why any commercial rock band sounds like Nickelback or the Fray.

I heard that they resisted MTV when it first came out around 1981-83 for the same reason. Underestimating that the exposure from videos could pick up new fans who wouldn't otherwise know about their music, and would buy it. That's exactly how Youtube seems to be now!

So basically they're always stuck 10, even 20 years behind and would rather stick with what's "safe" and they know sells (or did in the semi recent past, LMAO).
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