The Future of Music

  • by Dave Kusek, Gerd Leonhard
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The record industry as we know it is dying. But the music industry is healthier and more vibrant than ever, with limitless possibilities for change and growth due to the Internet and the digitization of music. The Future of Music will show you cool new ways to find music and connect with your favorite artists. Discover the Top-10 truths about the music business of the future and how you can benefit from the explosion in digital music, today and tomorrow.
The Future of Music punches gaping holes through the foundation of a record industry that refuses to adapt.

The best-selling CD of 2004 is blank and recordable.
Blink-182's best-selling single of all time was "launched" on EA's Madden 2004 video game.
File-sharing can be the savior of the music industry.
The artists are the brands, and entertainment is the main attraction.
Radio is no longer the primary way that people discover new music.
The record business is NOT the record business.


What the Critics Say

"Clearly written and groundbreaking." ( Publishers Weekly)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 31-03-2005
  • Publisher: Berklee College of Music