Thursday, February 28, 2008

Filesharing is a virtue

We in the music industry have shown ourselves unable to follow in this change. Some of us have even waged war against those the music is recorded for – the listeners. The rift between producers and consumers has never been bigger. “The truth is that Internet has provided us with a fantastic grey scale of possibilities! Instead of fighting back we ought to obtain learning from the daily newspaper and the computer game industries. They early realized the superiority of the internet and developed new services there.

Who wants to bet this is going to fall on deaf ears within the industry, at least here in the US?

Anyhow, it is late, and I'm tired, so I'm going to do something uncharacteristic and not run my mouth about this issue. But there's a pretty good spin on the matter available here if you're interested.

1 comment:

  1. I don't find much worth listening to on the radio, if it wasn't for P2P I wouldn't have been introduced to most of the bands I listen to now.

    CDs still aren't cheap; I buy music I know I'm going to like, and how else to they expect new artists to be discovered?



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