Lindsey Stirling has been a great example of what happens when you take your music direct to fans and cut out the gatekeepers who can't see past a product that doesn't fit their pop regimes. Stirling not only had great sales of her self-titled debut but has now gone on to leave sophomore slumps in the dust with a Billboard 200 debut at no. 2 for "Shatter Me." Her album is also the highest charting release for a PledgeMusic campaign plus it reveals Troy Carter's ability to move beyond Lady Gaga's ornate shadow. Lindsey Stirling is an excellent example of...

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