It's all very well saying that we can get rid of music companies and download music straight from the artist like we did with Radiohead's album but it costs money to make a record. That's where this site comes in.
It offers a new model for the music industry which is being applied with various things from film-making to money-lending. You listen to a band's music and if you like them you invest in them. If enough people do that then they get to go into a studio and record an album, which they wouldn't have been able to do otherwise.
On one level Sellaband is a source of free new music via the 'Jukebox' or downloads but on a higher level it's a chance to make a real difference.
8 year old child plays a mean guitar. At first it made me want to throw my guitar out the window but - more positively - with more practising and less dossing, all of us three chord wonders could achieve that. But isn't it child abuse though? Making him learn guitar so young? He should be playing with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Pokeman like every other kid.