Conclusion: The ‘New’ Artist

  • Diane Hughes
  • Mark Evans
  • Guy Morrow
  • Sarah Keith


This chapter outlines possible futures for the music industries in light of what is determined as the ‘new’ artist. Cumulative research findings, the implications of those findings, and a ‘new’ artist definition and model are presented which raise considerations for future musical creativities and directions. The cumulative findings also raise considerations for policy-makers, education and advocacy. The chapter concludes with consideration for musical and artistic engagement that leads well beyond disruption.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diane Hughes
    • 1
  • Mark Evans
    • 2
  • Guy Morrow
    • 3
  • Sarah Keith
    • 1
  1. 1.Macquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.University of TechnologySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Macquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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