Posts Tagged ‘internet radio’

Should We Write Thirty-Second-Songs?

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Whether we like it or not, music consumers are buying mp3 downloads from websites that only play thirty second snippets of songs. If you want someone to buy your song, you have thirty seconds or less to create a spend-inducing impact. But what are the real implications of this dynamic?

Internet Radio Takes A Hit

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

Just when Internet radio was really beginning to take off, the US Copyright Royalty Board has announced a hike in playback fees. This seems like something of a knee-jerk reaction by the major publishers to new music consumption profiles sprouting up around the world – instead of embracing the changes and trying to adapt to them, they are attempting to directly quash a perceived threat to their burgeoning monopoly.