Category: Modern Radio

Interview: Modern Radio’s 7 ways to make it as a record label

Peter Mielech and Tom LoftusIt’s not easy to keep a labor of love alive—that’s certainly true for indie record labels, and even many successful ones have been wrecked by bad luck, bad decisions, or plain old burnout. But Minneapolis label Modern Radio has been happily plugging away for a decade thanks to both a passion for documenting the Twin Cities music scene and a pragmatism focused on long-term survival. “I’ll be the first to say that I’m not surprised that we made it to 10 years,” says founder Tom Loftus, “and I won’t be surprised when we make it to 20.”

Originally posted on Jan. 20, 2010. Read the complete article.

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