Ladies and gentlemen, meet Mike Tompkins: LIVE!
We’ve been fans of Mike Tompkins for almost a month – that’s all. Yesterday he released his latest and it’s going viral.
One man, one computer, a few pads and a couple of mikes in his girlfriend’s apartment. THIS is what the internet is all about. THIS is why Sony Music, Virgin, CBS and all the rest are freaking. Tompkins is making a living with his voice, and if he keeps it up he might make a good living – marketing straight to his fans, selling songs through iTunes or giving them away in exchange for club dates where he can make some money too.
No 15% contract for this man like some beggar saying “Please Mr. Sony, please distribute my CD and take all the money.”
Music, fiction, politics, economies, freedom: The internet changed everything.