Friday, September 19, 2014

Thoughts on Music Formats

Marco Arment:

So I can see why people in the music business might think it’s important to make and sell interactive, multimedia music formats (what decade is this?) to compete, but I don’t think they stand a chance. Every trend in music is going in the opposite direction.


In 2007, Steve Jobs wrote an essay called “Thoughts on Music” to attempt to pressure the big record labels into agreeing to DRM-free music sales. […] I’m sure it’s a coincidence, but I’m having a hard time finding “Thoughts on Music” on Apple’s site anymore. Here’s the Internet Archive’s copy — the only live copy I found is in the Korean Hot News archive.

See also: Thoughts on Music.

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