Why Sub Pop’s founder quit the music industry


For most of his career, Sub Pop founder Bruce Pavitt had a front row seat to the most subversive elements of punk rock culture. His music career started at college with a radio show and fanzine, before launching Sub Pop in ’86—a label best known for Nirvana, Mudhoney and Soundgarden. After dumping his shares in 2003, unhappy with the culture change that came with selling a 49% stake to Warner, he took some time away from the industry to raise a family.  read more at musicbusinessworldwide.com

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