Money vs Cool
People are drawn to musicians. Who write and play their own material. Who are original. And the only way to gain traction with the audience is to make it about the money last. You can make it about the money first, but then you’re MySpace, everybody’s talking about you today, but you’re a broke, laughable, has-been tomorrow.
Someone posted a link to this article on Facebook: Money vs Cool
If you’re a musician or in a band, it is well worth a read.