Sunday, May 17, 2015
At Flashbak: Evil Record Companies!
This week at Flashbak, I remembered the most evil record companies in rock movie history.
Here's a snippet and the url (http://flashbak.com/none-black-five-evil-record-companies-movie-history-34857/ )
"The most evil force an aspiring rock’n’roll group can face is…the record company.
Now, one might believe that record companies are would be-saviors: plucking singers from obscurity, signing new talent and making dreams come true.
But if rock’n’roll movies have told us anything over the decades it’s this: be afraid. Be very afraid of the corporate record company.
Frank Zappa’s Baby Snakes (1979) warned us about a real record company (Warner Bros.) but movies about fictional rock bands have often adopted the same approach, again and again casting the corporate cronies of record companies as a force destructive to both creativity and long-term success.
Here are five of the most evil record companies in rock movie history..."