While everyone says the music industry is dying, there still seem to be quite a few people who make a living on it. Some on the fringe of the industry, some independent artists, and others who’ve been selling music their whole lives and don’t intend to stop anytime soon. In an attempt to understand what’s really happening, we’re talking to the folks who actually make a living from music, and while we admittedly are no Studs Terkel, we will attempt to work it. I’m sorry for that pun, but I had to somehow tie his book, Working, into this.
The inaugural discussion is with John O’Neil, who manages the largest record store in Idaho, The Record Exchange…