[The Digital Edge] A trip through the looking glass into the future of music

With the music industry in such a dire state The Digital Edge podcast takes a look at how music is being distributed, consumed and created in a digital world.
We speak to Jake Larsen, the head of the Nokia Music Store. He gives us all the information on the store including what devices it can be used on and gives us a scoop on the pricing.

Tim Westergren, the founder of Pandora talks about the change in consumption habits from pre-packaged content to on-demand music using services like his. He also explains about the music genome project and touches briefly on issues of piracy and mobile music.

Finally, local musician Verity tells us about how she managed to turn the recording industry on its head and got her album published by selling her album online before it was even created.

Regular feature, The Blogedge is about the Facebook Terms of Service issue, a Top 10 Web 2.0 terms and feature Stonewall as Agency of the week.

Download the episode from www.thedigitaledge.co.za.

12 Mar 2009 12:37

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