Radio Killed The Radio Promoter

I've been telling our clients and conference call listeners for some time now that the payola scandal fallout would actually make it harder to get attention for emerging artists at commercial radio -- already an "eye of the needle" situation. Gerry Cagle is tracking some of the hard proof at MusicBiz, where he notes that independent music's getting cut off at the knees to prevent the appearance of any future wrongdoing.