Sonic Boom: Napster, MP3 and the New Pioneers of Music

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Fourth Estate, 2001 - Business & Economics - 205 pages
The first book to tell the inside story of the MP3 revolution and Napster, which has made headlines around the world, as the record labels, musicians, Internet entrepreneurs and fans battle for control over the future of music. John Alderman has been part of the online revolution since the launch of HotWired, the world*s first commercial Website. As the culture editor for Wired News, Alderman began covering the explosion of online music just as the MP3 phenomenon gathered steam. He has written for Wired, i-D, Details and Salon, and is a frequent speaker on the subject of new media.

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Interesting history of the music industry and the challenges they faced during the start of the Napster boom. Read full review


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