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Thread started 10/24/16 3:24pm

Lovejunky

THE GUARDIAN~GETT OFF~Why Princes Archive is an act of Defiance against POP Industry Capitalism

THis has been actively discussed on an other thread

http://prince.org/msg/7/433432

Its seems that Prince leaving a Coprorate ENtity Behind,

in the Form of NPGMUSICPUBLISHING LLC

instead of a Will Is an another ACT of Foresighted GENIUS...

QUOTE:

We live in an age when those who mediate between artists and money always want to know: who is it for? Who is the target audience? Who will pay to consume it? This is as true in TV drama, Arts Council-funded theatre and the global art market – even if the question gets asked in more subtle ways. Allied to that is the legitimate question: what will the artwork change? What is its impact going to be?

Prince’s vault reads like a top lip curled in defiance to all that. It reminds us that an artist, if they want to, can just create for themselves. And having created, they can dump the problem of what it means, what it changes and who it communicates with on to those who outlive them.

As to money, once he had created a revenue stream from the published work sufficient for the upkeep of his quirky lifestyle, Prince seems to have lost interest in the problem of commercialising his output. That’s somebody else’s problem now.

And before you comment on the ABove quote..Please read the Guardian Article in its entirety

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/24/gett-off-why-princes-archive-is-an-act-of-defiance-against-pop-industry-capitalism

I feel relieved to be honest because suddely things are making sense...

[Edited 10/24/16 15:33pm]

[Edited 10/24/16 17:24pm]

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Reply #1 posted 10/24/16 3:32pm

Lovejunky

double post sorry

[Edited 10/24/16 15:33pm]

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Reply #2 posted 10/24/16 3:49pm

Dibblekins

Thanks for posting!

Have you shared it in the other thread about P's music being 'safe in an LLC'?

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Reply #3 posted 10/24/16 3:58pm

Noodled24

@Paulmasonnews said:

The unreleased song archive could, if his estate wants, remain artificially scarce for 120 years. It is possible to imagine that the hype will be considerable in the year 2136, when the last Prince album is released.


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/24/gett-off-why-princes-archive-is-an-act-of-defiance-against-pop-industry-capitalism

I particularly liked that quote.

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Reply #4 posted 10/24/16 4:24pm

Lovejunky

Noodled24 said:

@Paulmasonnews said:

The unreleased song archive could, if his estate wants, remain artificially scarce for 120 years. It is possible to imagine that the hype will be considerable in the year 2136, when the last Prince album is released.


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/oct/24/gett-off-why-princes-archive-is-an-act-of-defiance-against-pop-industry-capitalism

I particularly liked that quote.

ME too...and thank you Noodled for alerting us to that Article in the first place

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Reply #5 posted 10/24/16 5:16pm

luvsexy4all

once again ..pure genius....

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Reply #6 posted 10/24/16 5:29pm

ludwig

"As to money, once he had created a revenue stream from the published work sufficient for the upkeep of his quirky lifestyle, Prince seems to have lost interest in the problem of commercialising his output."

Not true at all. If it were true, he wouldn't have been such a control freak who hired web sheriff and the likes to take down videos from youtube and shut down blogs who shared bootlegs, etc...

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Reply #7 posted 10/24/16 6:26pm

jdcxc

ludwig said:

"As to money, once he had created a revenue stream from the published work sufficient for the upkeep of his quirky lifestyle, Prince seems to have lost interest in the problem of commercialising his output."



Not true at all. If it were true, he wouldn't have been such a control freak who hired web sheriff and the likes to take down videos from youtube and shut down blogs who shared bootlegs, etc...



You ever hear of "Principle?"
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Reply #8 posted 10/24/16 6:39pm

FlyOnTheWall

I still think he left a will.

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Reply #9 posted 10/24/16 9:29pm

Lovejunky

jdcxc said:

ludwig said:

"As to money, once he had created a revenue stream from the published work sufficient for the upkeep of his quirky lifestyle, Prince seems to have lost interest in the problem of commercialising his output."

Not true at all. If it were true, he wouldn't have been such a control freak who hired web sheriff and the likes to take down videos from youtube and shut down blogs who shared bootlegs, etc...

You ever hear of "Principle?"

BAM !

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Reply #10 posted 10/24/16 9:31pm

Lovejunky

FlyOnTheWall said:

I still think he left a will.

THe Point is

EVEN if he DID, and its gone Missing

HE has sent things up in such a way that its very CLEAR what he wanted done with His Music....

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