Spotted on: TorrentFreak An interview with the Flashbulb about his recent calamity with iTunes, and putting his album up on BitTorrent. It turns out iTunes is selling his albums without [ … ]
What Happens to Music Collections When They’re Just Collections?
Music has value because it moves us. That special album that takes us back to some magic moment, or the songs we love to dance to. What has people by [ … ]
Doug Morris: Music Industry Genius or Bitter Luddite?
Spotted on: Wired.com (and thanks for this awesome article) In the wake of the announcement that Universal and SonyBMG are uniting to start a new download service to compete with [ … ]
Speak Clearly (Jargon on a Tangent)
Spotted on: New York Times As the end of the year statistics for the music industry are released, I keep noticing a common tone of these articles. They all seem [ … ]
Price Points vs. Perceived Value
One of the hot topics of conversation in digital music is price points. It’s such a grand term, though it’s really just two memes strung together: the idea of price, [ … ]