Defining “Industry Standard”

The phrase “Industry Standard” has no meaning.  It’s mirage, a diversion to throw bands off their game.  The words have become so overused in all aspects of the music industry that people now take “industry standard” at face value.  At it’s core, the phrase exist to manipulate bands.  However, bands aren’t the only group taken advantage by the phrase, producers hear it from labels, agents hear it from managers, managers hear it from attorneys, and so forth.  It’s truly the evil cycle.  Here’s 3 ways to dismantle someone when they drop the term:  HERE