. . . and anyone who loves music also, so they get to know what really goes on in the music business.
A good friend of mine has brought an article to my attention, written by Steve Albini; an American singer-songwriter, audio-engineer, band member of Shellac and much more.
It outlines (some of) the massive problems faced by up-and-coming bands trying to break into the music industry, at any level above playing pubs and clubs.
I recommend it:
‘The Problem With Music’ by Steve Albini