Thursday, Apr 8, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Aaron M. Cohen
The Futurist (January 2010)

“Will artists and fans even need record companies in the future? The music industry continues to reel from the slow-burning demise of the major- label system and the meteoric rise of ubiquitous content, peer-to-peer file sharing, and newer, easier ways to produce, promote, and distribute work digitally. Finding a sustainable long-term model for the digital age has not been easy. Recently, musicians, industry leaders, and policy makers gathered to search for innovative solutions at the Future of Music Coalition Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.”


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