Appetite for Self-Destruction The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age

ISBN-10: 1593762690

ISBN-13: 9781593762698

Edition: 2010

Authors: Steve Knopper

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Cast of Characters
Prologue 1979-1982: Disco Crashes the Record Business, Michael Jackson Saves the Day, and MTV Really Saves the Day
1983-1986: Jerry Shulman's Frisbee: How the Compact Disc Rebuilt the Record Business
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 1: The CD Longbox
1984-1999: How Big Spenders Got Rich in the Post-CD Boom
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 2: Independent Radio Promotion
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 3: Digital Audio Tape
1998-2001: The Teen Pop Bubble: Boy Bands and Britney Make the Business Bigger Than Ever-But Not for Long
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 4: Killing the Single
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 5: Pumping Up the Big Boxes
1998-2001: A Nineteen-Year-Old Takes Down the Industry-with the Help of Tiny Music, and a Few Questionable Big Music Decisions
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 6: The Secure Digital Music Initiative
2002-2003: How Steve Jobs Built the iPod, Revived His Company, and Took Over the Music Business
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 7: The RIAA Lawsuits
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
Big Music's Big Mistakes, Part 8: Sony BMG's Rootkit
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
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