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  • The Impact Of Music On The Music Industry

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    technology is actively changing the music industry. Production, distribution and sales of music have been affected dramatically within the last 10 years along with artists, composers, and technicians. Most of the changes have been great for consumers, but vastly negative for professionals in the music industry, however a few artists have found ways to adapt to the changing atmosphere of digitally downloaded music and use it to their advantage. We’ve seen music change form from physical, tangible

  • Globalization in the Music industry

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    Globalization in the Music Industry Jonathan Ben Ami ACOM 388 The music industry has been around for over two centuries (PBS). Its volatility can be measured by its ability to shift and change according to its time period, the technologies that arise through the ages and the public’s shift in musical taste. The music industry is comprised of many different components, organizations and individuals that operate within it. Some of these components include the

  • The Impact On The Music Industry

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    Profit, While Creators Barely Get By Music streaming sites, such as Pandora and Spotify, have a negative impact on the music industry as a whole. Streaming affects more than just the music business itself, it astronomically decreases industry revenues, steals from and devalues the worth of the creators and their content, and is run from a poor business model that is only profitable for streaming companies. Not only do streaming sites directly disturb the music industry as a whole, but they also affect

  • The Music Industry Is An Oligopoly

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    The music industry is an oligopoly. Since the late 1800’s people like Thomas Edison have been buying up patents in communication technology, forming monopolies, leading to a non-competitive entertainment industry. With only a handful of corporations controlling all aspects of acquisition, distribution and marketing of music, harsh business principles create an exploitative industry that takes the best of what artists have to offer and leaves many of them unable to support themselves. Beginning in

  • The Recorded Music Industry

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    The recorded music industry is currently experiencing difficulties unimaginable during the 1980s, which were a period of growth, consolidation, and technical advancement. The album sector was still strong across the industry, something that became a financial boom from the mid-80s onwards with the advent and subsequent popularity of compact discs (CD). CDs became the dominant carrier of recorded music and quickly superseded vinyl albums. This was a major fillip to record companies, as fans bought

  • Internet and the Music Industry

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    Internet and the Music Industry Cassandra Utz University of Phoenix In our society today, there is a growing number of consumers using the Internet as a main source for music. The smaller music companies are having to come up with new and different ways to use the Internet to increase their sales. The music companies can drive there sales because so many

  • Analysis of the Music Industry

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    Music may be defined romantically as `the food of love ' (Shakespeare) or more prosaically as `sound with particular characteristics ' (Wikipedia), but it is undeniably a `vibrant artform ' (Arts Council England) and one which touches more people, in more ways, than any other art form. In commercial terms, music certainly generates a higher market value than the other arts, although a comprehensive market size for music in all its manifestations is impossible to calculate. Key Note has put a value

  • The Sound And Music Industry

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    The Sound and Music Industry Introduction The sound and music industry is large and complex and always changing, and it would be impossible to cover all parts to it in one article. So this piece is going to focus on four of the key areas of the industry – live performance, record companies, music publishing and artist management – to see how they have developed and how they now operate, and to analyse how they are facing current challenges and what their future is likely to be. Live performance Due

  • The Sound And Music Industry

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    The Sound and Music Industry UA1 Section 1 Copyright and Publishing: Music publishers are companies responsible for the development of new music and the business that comes with it (royalties), thus freeing songwriters and composers to focus their time and attention on their creative work. Publishers collect royalties and administer copyrights on behalf on an artist when their songs are used, including on the radio, on television, in a film score (synchronisation) or when another artist covers

  • The Sound And Music Industry

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    The Sound and Music Industry By Danielle Hutchinson-Gates Intro In this assignment, I will be looking at the pros, cons strengths and weaknesses of the 4 main areas of my study, these are artist management, music publishing companies, live music and Record companies. Studying these 4 areas will allow me to understand the industry in more detail as I wish to work in this industry. Knowing about these different areas of the music industry will help my current knowledge for the