KPCC brought together a buzzworthy new artist, a music business visionary and Independent’s Day host/KPCC producer Joe Armstrong for an evening of great live music and an in-depth discussion of how artists are dealing with the changes in the way music is made, distributed and enjoyed in the 21st century.
Special musical guest Leftover Cuties
have been making waves around Los Angeles and beyond with their endearing and infectious Edith Piaf-influenced modern cabaret pop. Their music can be heard on FX’s Justified and Showtime’s The Big C, starring Laura Linney. They have an EP called “Game Called Life” and just released their full-length debut, “Places to Go” on May 31st, 2011. Places to Go was produced by Tony Berg, best known for his work with Peter Gabriel, Edie Brickell, Michael Penn and Aimee Mann.
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Nick Bobetsky, of Plaid Elephant Management
, joined the discussion as the voice of the business side of music. Bobetsky has watched the business change around him and kept abreast of the latest trends on both the record label and artist management sides of the industry.
Photo Credit: Leftover Cuties