Cave-aged cheddar or Dairylea? You get the music culture you pay for…

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 03, 2017

Why do we resent investing in artists’ long-term development and refuse to pay them properly? We’re funding a ‘throwaway’ culture… Here’s why...

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