Legal Free Music On The Way

from the paid-for-by-your-big-brand-corporate-sponsor dept

Whether they understand the economics of it or not, it appears that things are continuing to move forward pretty much as we expected in the music business. Companies are realizing that music is a promotional good, and not necessarily something that should be sold on its own. With that in mind, many big brand companies are looking to give away lots of legal free music in the coming year. Of course, the recording industry still hasn’t figured this out completely, and will still stick to its guns and charge $0.67/track – which will be paid for by the big brands giving away the music. Sooner or later, though, pricing pressure should show up enough to force the industry to lower their own prices as well, no matter how much they complain.

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