I just recently was pointed to Rebecca Blood’s Blog and two stories really caught my attention:

A study on the effect of social feedback on song popularity and another on Artistshare, where the fans grassroots- style can shape the business end of an act’s world by monetizing the project. I used to work with Billy Childs, who won a 2 Grammys recently and participates in this Artistshare project. Good deal!

Rebecca has a good grasp on things… check her out.