**Guest post by Mike Vial as featured in his blog.
"The fact that it’s free or crowdfunded shouldn’t be the story; those are footnotes to the actual story, a story about the music."
**Guest post by Vinnie Hines of Artist Collective.
"For ages, there’s been a cliché dream for any would-be musician...You’re immediately bombarded by these different suits throwing you offers from every record label you could think of, and finally, you’ve made it. You’re “signed...It’s all bullshit.”