In the Spotlight…Support Act

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While a career in music has always had its particular rewards and challenges, the last ten years have seen a radical shift in the way artists are compensated for their work. For more details please visit at https://www.galabid.com/post/in-the-spotlight-support-act
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While a career in music has always had its particular rewards and challenges, the last ten years have seen a radical shift in the way artists are compensated for their work.The commercial relationship between artists and listeners used to be a simple transaction of supply and purchase. Emerging musicians would strive to attain a record label deal that would offer them a long-term future in the music business through physical sales of records or CDs, plus touring. https://www.galabid.com/post/in-the-spotlight-support-actWith the advent of streaming services, an artist’s ability to secure income from his or her work has been thrown into a state of flux. As the value of recorded output continues on a downward trajectory, touring and live performance is increasingly relied upon to generate an income So what happens if the worst happen? How does an artist survive if he or she is unable to perform?https://www.galabid.com/post/in-the-spotlight-support-actIn an unstable industry, where 80% of Australian musicians earn less than the minimum wage, Support Act provides an invaluable safety net. The only charity of its kind in Australia, Support Act looks to provide musicians with practical and financial help when difficulties arise.Founded in 1997 by the music industry for the music industry, Support Act has helped many artists through challenging times:https://www.galabid.com/post/in-the-spotlight-support-act
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