Here’s an excerpt from the interview: “When the bottom fell out of the music business, suddenly record sales plummeted and musicians had to look for multiple income streams to stay afloat. That’s one of the things I learned as a musician–you can’t keep all your eggs in one basket.”
Below we’ve included more interview excerpts with Temple–a publisher and Girls Against Boys bassist. Visit Akashic Books to explore the publisher’s long and varied list.
Temple concluded: “If you are going to be working in culture you need income coming from lots of different directions. In literature there just aren’t that many income streams. But for Akashic, as my business, we are definitely trying to diversify.”