shirts and koozies

How fucking meta would it be if i just sold shirts and koozies that say “kill your local tax collector” to pay off my $1,080 debt to the irs though?

The Merch Gap

Image: Caroline Moore

July 8, 2014
by Bryne Yancey

Cross-pollination between scenes is still pretty rare in this day and age. Because there are so many bands—and so many of them have “teams” of managers, publicists, tour managers, label owners, and booking agents—every perceived mistake can be deciminated, analyzed and overanalyzed by literally anyone at anytime. That doesn’t mean that these bands are 100% risk-averse, just that there are more people than ever who depend on their success or failure.

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