Yes, I agree. I go to a dentist to receive professional dental treatment from a trained doctor. When the dentist's office looks more like a McDonald's playland than a high-tech medical office, I don't...
(I'd like to note that while these may be 'sad' facts, let's face it some music is more accessible to more people, ie: there are more housewives that will buy Celine Dion than teenagers rocking out to Nirvana. It's just a numbers game)
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain
This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
"I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."
One DOES have to consider the fact that some of these people have sold more than people in the past because of more global access, but because of the rampant illegal filesharing, there simply is NO money in recording music other than the teen pop and top 40.
I know session musicians who used to have full schedules. Now nothing.
it's sad, the industry has no money to use for the more artistic music, so they just stick to the crap.