The music industry in the digital context
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Initially articles used for my master thesis. Passionate about music and new technologies, I have continued gathering news about this subject :)
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Is 2014 the year the album business fell apart?

Is 2014 the year the album business fell apart? | The music industry in the digital context | Scoop.it

In recent years, albums from the likes of Adele and Emeli Sandé have hit 1m sales in the UK. But with even the biggest acts failing to match them this year, the blockbuster album looks increasingly like a relic of the past


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Pierre Priot's curator insight, June 11, 2014 5:39 PM

Or maybe big acts fail to make big album sales because they fail to put out decent albums. Right now with per song purchase, a smash hit remains a one song success. People are now longer buying albums so they'll get that one song they like. 

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Digital music 'becomes mainstream'

Digital music 'becomes mainstream' | The music industry in the digital context | Scoop.it
One in five music fans now buys all their music as downloads, according to new figures from the recording industry.

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Pierre Priot's curator insight, February 8, 2013 8:03 AM

face it, digital is mainstream, physical for elitists