July 31, 2012


Mike Doughty Worries That Young Bands Face Grim Futures

Fuse's Dan Brown hosted his first Music/Nerd guest, former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty, for a heated discussion about whether the Internet and services like our beloved Spotify will help make or break young bands of 2012 and the years to come. "The future is amazing if you have an audience," Doughty says. But if you don't? "Young musicians do not have a shot like they used to at making a living." Ouch. Watch the full conversation above, then leave your thoughts in the comments below.