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Dirty Little Secrets of the Record Business Why So Much Music You Hear Sucks

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ISBN-10: 1556526431

ISBN-13: 9781556526435

Edition: 2006

Authors: Hank Bordowitz

List price: $24.95
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For disgruntled music fans wondering why music played on the radio is not only worse now than in the past but also not nearly as revelatory as it once was, this book presents a detailed discussion of how the record business fouled its own livelihood. This insightful dissection covers numerous aspects of the industry's failures and shortcomings, including why stockholders play an important role, how radio went from an art to a science and what was lost in that change, how the record companies alienated their core audience, why file sharing might not be the bogeyman that the record industry would have people think, technology' s effects on what and how music is heard, and dozens of other…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: A Cappella Books
Publication date: 1/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 330
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Hank Bordowitz is a veteran music journalist, a former recording artist, and a music business consultant. He is the author of seven critically acclaimed books, including "Billy Joel,"" Dirty Little Secrets of the Record Business,"" Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright," and" Turning Points of Rock and Roll,"

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