Artists that suffer from GDS, choose to bypass all Gatekeepers and distribute directly to the public. If you are an artist you’re probably thinking: Yeah I have a right to skip Gatekeepers and go straight to the consumer.
To understand how this disease is ravaging the industry and why artists NEED Gatekeepers, let me give you some examples of whom some the Gatekeepers are
Now I’m not saying this to exalt myself. I’m saying it because I’ve realized that a lot of people in our industry often dumb themselves down in order to increase their level of cool. Some of us don’t want to mention that we had or have a profession or education outside the industry.