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· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · September
· · · · 04 (1 entry)

Subscribing to Music · Like a whole lot of peo­ple who care about mu­sic and the Net, I read the re­cent Times Magazine piece The Mu­sic Man, about how Rick Ru­bin is try­ing to save a big piece of the Music-Biz-That-Was, in part by (gasp!) in­creas­ing prod­uct qual­i­ty. He al­so talks about mov­ing from away from a ship-the-disks mod­el to a subscription-based busi­ness (this starts about halfway down page 5 of the piece). John Gru­ber scoffs at the idea. I think they’re both wrong; but that sub­scrip­tions will be a big deal ...
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