Re: 5 cents for a song?


Subject: Re: 5 cents for a song?
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Sun Mar 13 2005 - 03:39:44 EST


one of the problems with so-called 'legal' music is that it is
controlled by mass-media and the Big Five record companies.

you'd be hard pressed to find a piece of Parmegiani or Luc Ferrari on there.

to find the music they want, young people have been turning to
file-sharing, and often buying the CDs afterwards. they want to support
artists, believe it or not - i've proved this through interviews and
articles (www.openp2p.com). what they don't want is - as Eliot calls it
- Hit Song Science. only lowest common demoninator teenagers buy that
stuff. people who are looking for good music often /have/ to turn to
file sharing to find a good band, and then afterwards, buy - or more
commonly - order their CDs via Amazon, as they dont have the opportunity
to find them in stores.

mC~

Mauricio Duarte-Neira (039166d) wrote:

>This sounds like a good idea,
>
>but then this means, more ppl will download "legal" music so there will be more illegal music to download then, no? (e.g. filling up my pc with more mp3's, but potential of making accesible more mp3's to the open file sharing services)
>
>Mauricio
>
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>From: owner-cec-conference@concordia.ca on behalf of Yves Gigon
>Sent: Wed 3/9/2005 5:42 PM
>To: cec-conference@concordia.ca
>Subject: 5 cents for a song?
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>McGill academic has a plan to end file swapping:
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>http://www.globetechnology.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20050309/SONG09//?query=mcgill
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