Thursday, April 7, 2011

Music


So this whole thing about illegal downloading. I don't want to say anything incriminating you know, but let's talk about it. I believer what the guy in that video was saying because I've done that before. I have gotten a CD that I haven't downloaded and I have either gone to a show and bought something or I buy the CD. Sometimes I forget that illegal downloading affects big pop artists as well. I just can't imagine that it affects them because, look at how much money they get! I mean, Lady Gaga is not a poor artist struggling to buy food because her music is being downloaded illegally. Trey Songz sings about how he is "a walking bank". The phenomenon of illegal music downloading started with napster but there is evidence to show that CD sales didn't actually slow down until after Napster was shut down. Here is an article all about it. and is the video about illegal downloading So this whole thing about illegal downloading. I don't want to say anything incriminating you know, but let's talk about it. I believer what the guy in that video was saying because I've done that before. I have gotten a CD that I haven't downloaded and I have either gone to a show and bought something or I buy the CD. Sometimes I forget that illegal downloading affects big pop artists as well. I just can't imagine that it affects them because, look at how much money they get! I mean, Lady Gaga is not a poor artist struggling to buy food because her music is being downloaded illegally. Trey Songz sings about how he is "a walking bank". The phenomenon of illegal music downloading started with napster but there is evidence to show that CD sales didn't actually slow down until after Napster was shut down.

a video about illegal downloading.

The music industry is doing a lot to try to stop or slow illegal music downloading. They are putting out music slower than they used to. Who really knows how that's going to help? But who am I to say, they are the experts right? Something else that they did was to sell digital copies of music, i.e iTunes. Good idea? Bad idea? I think it's a good idea, but now the music on iTunes is going up. Is it inflation or is because there is still a lot of illegal downloading going on?

I think that the big music tycoons could take a few pointers from some indie labels. There are a lot of indie bands that stream their CDs on the internet for free. It's streaming on the internet for a certain amount of time and by the end of the streaming people want that CD. Of course it depends on the quality of the music but in general I think this idea is genius!

What do you think? Tell me your ideas and stuff!

The music industry is doing a lot to try to stop or slow illegal music downloading. They are putting out music slower than they used to. Who really knows how that's going to help? But who am I to say, they are the experts right? Something else that they did was to sell digital copies of music, i.e iTunes. Good idea? Bad idea? I think it's a good idea, but now the music on iTunes is going up. Is it inflation or is because there is still a lot of illegal downloading going on?

I think that the big music tycoons could take a few pointers from some indie labels. There are a lot of indie bands that stream their CDs on the internet for free. It's streaming on the internet for a certain amount of time and by the end of the streaming people want that CD. Of course it depends on the quality of the music but in general I think this idea is genius!

What do you think? Tell me your ideas and stuff!

video

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