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Appetite for self-destruction : the spectacular crash of the record industry in the digital age / Steve Knopper.

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  • ISBN: 9781416552154 :
  • ISBN: 1416552154 :
  • Physical Description: xvi, 301 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-280) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1983-1986 : Jerry Shulman's Frisbee : how the compact disc rebuilt the record business -- 1984-1999 : how big spenders got rich in the post-CD boom -- 1998-2001 : The teen-pop bubble : boy bands and Britney make the business bigger than ever-but not for long -- 1998-2001 : a nineteen-year-old takes down the industry--with the help of tiny music, and a few questionable big music decisions -- 2002-2003 : how Steve Jobs built the iPod, revived his company and took over the music business -- 2003-2007 : beating up on peer-to-peer services like Kazaa and Grokster fails to save the industry, sales plunge, and Tommy Mottola abandons ship -- The future : how can the record labels return to the boom times? Hint : not by stonewalling new high-tech models and locking up the content.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 11/15/2008
PW 11/17/2008
Kirkus 11/15/2008
Subject: Music trade > History.
Sound recording industry > History.
Compact disc industry > History.

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