TMBG says we’ll miss the major record labels when they’re gone

Music Biz: Compromise Is Key. Musicians, industry execs and policy-makers can’t always agree on the best way to keep consumers happy, embrace new technology and still turn a profit. Meeting in Washington this week, they seek solutions all sides can live with. By Michael Grebb.

John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants said although record labels are fun to bash, they help filter music. Now consumers must do much of that work themselves.

“It’s ironic that we’ll miss the majors when they are gone,” Flansburgh said. [Wired News]

Miss the major record labels? I’ve never thought of it that way.