Excellent piece authored by David (Talking Heads) Byrne in Wired Magazine. In his article, Byrne outlines the six models available to artists to sell their music.
To quote the man: "For existing and emerging artists — who read about the music business going down the drain — this is actually a great time, full of options and possibilities. The future of music as a career is wide open."
Read all of it here.
Also, for all you Radiohead fans out there, check out the interview Byrne did with Thom Yorke regarding the unique sale and distribution of InRainbows. And if you didn't know the connection already - Radiohead is the name of a Talking Heads song...