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The Future of Music

Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution

By Dave Kusek

Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution. Berklee Press. Music Business. Softcover. 208 pages. Berklee Press #0876390599. Published by Berklee Press (HL.50448055).

Item Number: HL.50448055

ISBN 0876390599. 5.25x8 inches. Dave Kusek & Gerd Leonhard.

For the next generation of players and downloaders, a provocative scenario from a music industry think tank.

From the Music Research Institute at Berklee College of Music comes a manifesto for the ongoing music revolution. Today, the record companies may be hurting but the music-making business is booming, using non-traditional digital methods and distribution models. This book explains why we got where we are and where we are heading. For the iPod, downloading market, this book will explain new ways of discovering music, new ways of acquiring it and how technology trends will make music “flow like water,” benefiting the people who love music and make music.

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  • 5

    Standish, ME
  • April 13, 2005 Positive perspective might prove perfect

    The Future of Music has shown me that there IS hope. This new plan to make music like running water, or a utility, is a great idea. The idea is that users will pay a monthly bill just like their water, electricity or cable. The book also dives into the...

    new markets of cell phone ring tones, Internet radio, and the use of music in video games. The author’s can clearly see the direction the industry is headed, and they’re ideas are a great start to what might turn into a musical revolution. This is a great book for anyone looking to get a head start on the competition, or just want to look through the crystal ball and into the future.

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