Music Business How to let people pay for music Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer, she examines the new relationship between artist and fan. Robert Collings Marketing Director by day. IRL ... family, tunes, words, food, drink, street art, travel, BJJ. Don't believe everything you think. More posts by Robert Collings. Robert Collings 6 Mar 2013 • 1 min read Following yesterday's post about Suffocation guitarist Guy Marchais asking his fans to buy their CDs, here's Amanda Palmer’s TED Talk about letting people pay for music.