Music abnd Tech, Worried

Interesting article in the Arts section of the New York Times today.

Jimmy Iovine Knows Music and Tech. Here’s Why He’s Worried.

If there’s a link it’s not working.

No link. Go nut web site and you’ll find it in the arts section. Worth a read

His point was mostly that the music streaming services does not add any value to the music business unlike Netflix, Disney and others that now finance new content.

And this is bad for everyone in the music business as it leaves only a race to the bottom on pricing to compete with.

And I agree with this. Unlike the old record companies that provided financing for musicians the streaming services should be cut-out - who needs them, it is really not that hard to copy files out to a server run by Amazon and Akamai.

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