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How Streaming Music Will Change Culture… for the Better

Evolver.fm “The rise of the iPod and iTunes made it harder for labels to pack long-playing albums with subpar “filler” tracks. It also made it easier for music fans to fall for a hit single for the low price of … Continue reading

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Sean Parker and Daniel Ek on Apple, Playlists and the End of the CD: The D10 Highlights

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Drowning? The iTunes Store Now Has 28 Million Songs…

Digital Music News “The content glut keeps getting worse, not better, and this is now a very serious challenge for artists of all levels. Because even musicians that make incredible music are finding themselves drowned, undiscovered, and frustrated by statistics … Continue reading

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Can Spotify Catch I-tunes in Two Years?

Billboard “Sean Parker, entrepreneur and investor (in Spotify and other companies) predicted at SXSW that Spotify, at its current growth rate, will overtake iTunes within two years. Even at first blush the statement comes across as optimism from a Spotify … Continue reading

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Jay-Z & Kanye’s Watch The Throne Breaks U.S. ITunes Record

Billboard.com “‘Watch the Throne’ surpasses the previous one-week iTunes record, set when Coldplay‘s 2008 album “Viva La Vida Or Death and All His Friends” shifted 282,000 in its first week. (The album sold 288,000 total downloads in its first week, including … Continue reading

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