“Industry Standard” is an erratic expression, overused in today’s music industry. In the ‘old’ music industry, the term had meaning. Today, it doesn’t.
At its core, industry standard is meant to define acceptable requirements followed by members of an industry, but how can you define acceptable requirements when those requirements change daily based upon geographical, economic and business model factors? The term is used to take advantage of industry professionals, more so, Artists. Here’s what you need to know to combat the terminology: READ THE FULL STORY AT MIDEM BLOG