Story [via] Wired 14.09: Music Reborn
This is a great article from the most recent issue of Wired.
Dragged down by its own bulk and ripped apart by the rebellious energy of the file-sharing revolution, the recording industry hit rock bottom. That was three years ago. Today, signs of renewal are everywhere: amazing technologies, smart business models, even ingtones as hit singles. The best part? An explosion of creativity from artists and fans alike. Rock on.
Check the links from the article. The P2P gets legit is what should strike fear into the hearts of the powers that be.
Music Reborn Intro The Infinite Album No Suit Required
[Coming Aug 25]
The Pitchfork Effect
[Coming Aug 28]
Album Art, Reinvented P2P Gets Legit Video Central Radio on the TV Totally You FM Big-Screen Bands Alt.iTunes Phoning It In
The Alt.iTunes is pretty sweet as well. I’ll give it a whirl and report back.