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Unformatted text preview: numbers and “does the math” as she calls it. With the numbers she uses she makes the point that the artists would be just as well off working as janitors as they are making music while the executives make a killing. She favors the internet a medium of artist-consumer interaction because it is more direct and needs no middle man. Like in every other industry the future lies with the internet and with technology. Thanks to programs such as Limwire, I-Tunes and Napster, the consumer now has the ability to download songs one at a time instead of buying entire albums. Also the musicians no longer need to sign a record deal, with websites such as MySpace an artist needs nothing more than music and a computer to release music. In the future the gap between artist and consumer will tighten, and artist-consumer communication will become much better and more direct....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUSC 205 taught by Professor King during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.
- Fall '08