All You Need to Know about Music & the Internet Revolution

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Sanctuary, 2001 - Computers - 215 pages
(Music Sales America). These are exciting times for musicians, record companies, fans in fact, for anyone with a passion for music. The internet is bringing about a revolution in the way we produce, distribute, and listen to music, and new rules, new deals, new players, and new opportunities seem to be apperaing every day. Where will it end? Will record companies survive? Will MP3 bring down the industry? Can today's musicians use the 'net to go it alone and make a living? How are the record deals of the future going to look? How do you run your own internet record label or online radio station? Is Napster here to stay? Music & The Internet Revolution contains all of the answers, tips and know-how you need to fully embrace the digital age, from webcasting live concerts to reaching fans by e-mail, to setting up your own website. Packed with advice, and with a fully comprehensive appendix of important websites, it is the first definitive guide to the 'net's extraordinary impact on the music business.

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Mewton is a music lawyer with the leading UK entertainment/media law practice at Denton Wilde Sapte. Prior to his time as a music lawyer, he was bass player in the rock band Mainstream, signed to Nude Records in the UK and Sony Entertainment worldwide. He was educated at Exeter University; St. John's College, Oxford; and the College of Law, York.

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