Owjo may be about to save Jaron Lanier's "lost generation" of musicians, and put Kevin Kelly's 1,000 True Fans in charge of distribution.
The current edition of Business & Economy (apparently "India's most influential business and economy magazine") features a piece on "Global music industry: is this the end or a new beginning? A musical paradox". The upshot is that declining sales of albums and slowing digital downloads mean that it must embrace innovative business models or go … Continue reading Strategies for the music industry – I’m featured in India’s ‘Business & Economy’
One Way to Save the Music Industry, Business Week, 29 July 2010 By Johnny Ryan and Allègre L. Hadida Given the persistence of digital music piracy, a new subscription-creation model borrowed from online gaming could aid ailing record labels Does the answer to music retailing's collapse lie within the computer game industry? Global music revenues … Continue reading Business Week Op Ed “One Way to Save the Music Industry”