The future of music: manifesto for the digital music revolution

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Berklee Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 193 pages
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For the next generation of players and downloaders, a provocative scenario from a music industry think tank. From the Music Research Institute at Berklee College of Music comes a manifesto for the ongoing music revolution. Today, the record companies may be hurting but the music-making business is booming, using non-traditional digital methods and distribution models. This book explains why we got where we are and where we are heading. For the iPod, downloading market, this book will explain new ways of discovering music, new ways of acquiring it and how technology trends will make music "flow like water," benefiting the people who love music and make music.

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Review: The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution

User Review  - Daniel Lomax - Goodreads

Tells roughly the same story as Sonic Boom, The Recording Industry, The Future of the Music Business and Free Culture, and is the best written of all of them. Less discussion of legal ambiguities and ... Read full review

Review: The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution

User Review  - Dav - Goodreads

Quite dated now (this was pre-iPhone) but a thorough analysis of how the maelstrom of the consumer internet era slammed into a willfully unsuspecting world of Big Music. Many of the predictions have ... Read full review

Contents

How Technology Will Rewire the Music Business
139
Megatrends that Will Impact the Future of Music
160
Onto the Future
174
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About the author (2005)

Kusek is a musician who has been inventing the future of music for the past twenty-five years. Today, Dave innovates at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass.

Leonhard is a respected music futurist and oft-quoted visionary, a well-known music industry executive and music business entrepreneur, a sought-after strategic adviser and music industry super-node -- and still a performer (guitar), writer, and producer.

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