Behind the Music: Should the Music Industry Put Digital First?
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011 @ 22:17:42 UTC

Judging by the media coverage dedicated to digital music one might think the physical format is on its last legs. In fact, even the days of downloads may be numbered as growth in the sector has slowed down considerably over the past year. It seems nobody cares about owning music any more people are happy to access music via the cloud and stream it from services such as Spotify. It's as if nobody wants to talk about CDs for fear of sounding like a dinosaur. But while 90% of discussion about the music industry concerns digital consumption and how to monetise it, actual sales show the majority of music fans are, in fact, such dinosaurs. Complete Article

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