The article discusses how the Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that there are 41% fewer musicians than there were in 1991. That is a surprising number, but there are a number of factors that has made this stat occur. Paying events are harder to come by because the number of venues are fewer. Also the record labels don’t want to risk an unknown artist and only want to go with sure things.
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Bobby Owsinski’s Big Picture Production Blog: Are There Really 41% Fewer Musicians?