Artifact – Documentary Review


Fascinating documentary which looks behind the scenes of the recorded music industry. It follows 30 seconds to mars as they are sued by their record label EMI for 30 million dollars, while attempting to record their second album. The documentary features interviews with a host of musicians and record label executives including Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), Brandon Boyd (Incubus), Amanda Palmer, Serj Tankien (System of a Down), Jason Flom (CEO Capitol Records). It delves into the shady practices, illegal contracts and struggles that musicians are faced with in dealing with major recording labels in the 21st century; amid the backdrop of an industry on its knees facing collapse.


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Documentary Fascinating look behind the scenes of the modern recorded music industry!