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News: Chris Pirillo Asks, Is Music Too Expensive?
Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ 16:24:55 UTC
Topic: Commentary

The motion picture industry cranks out a healthy amount of movies every year. Many of these films come with a price tag in the millions of dollars, with blockbusters typically reaching budgets of over 100 million. These productions commonly involve an incredibly large cast and crew, each of which is compensated for their time. An album by a major recording artist is a significantly less expensive undertaking. In some cases, a decent recording requires only a handful of individuals, and only a few when in the hands of a capable sound engineer. Big recording houses make a generous amount per hour mastering tracks and getting things just right for release, but their income is negligible compared to the cost of a major motion picture. So, why does an album cost about as much as a DVD? Complete Article





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