Category: Music Industry

What happened to all the good music?

January 21, 2008 0

Much is being said these days about the huge changes in the record industry. Future business and marketing models have been endlessly discussed. Music piracy, the drop in CD sales and the bloated overhead of an industry built on an international hit-driven model. The industry sustained itself for years getting consumers to replace their LP…

By Eric Jensen

CD Baby and Snocap

October 24, 2007 0

The story of CD Baby’s partnership with Snocap struck a real chord with me.Technology has played a powerful role in the transformation of the music industry, starting with wire and tape recorders, the phonograph, and the electric guitar. In the 1980s other musicians and I would joke about “phoning in our parts.” It’s not a…

By Eric Jensen