Originally Posted by Rob Instigator
to me selling out is actively changing what you do to try and please the lowest common denominator, in order to then make more profit. making your songs the way you want then selling them to Honda or whatever is one thing, but actually crafting your music to try and appeal to a fanbase that never before gave a shit about you and will never give a shit about your previous music? sell out.
yes. exactly yes. unless your music is politically motivated at the root-- e.g. crass, quilapayśn, etc.
ETA: fun stuff: http://www.vice.com/read/crasss-penn...his-bands-name