Everyone bows down to Beyonce for making her own music, her way, on her time, but others have been doing it forever. Matt the Electrician, for example, has been doing it for over a decade.
I have been an independent musician for 25 years, and I have been making my sole living as a musician for 15 of those years. I have self-released 12 records, toured all over the world, and watched the music industry transform and change in more ways than I ever could have imagined when I was buying my first 45rpm vinyl record in 1977.
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