MUST VIEW: The Economist looks at music in the digital age

If you have 20 minutes today, watch this video on the how the music industry is operating in the digital age.

Once you’re done that, you might want to check out my TEDx presentation on the subject.

The Economist also has this chart on the appearance of choruses in songs, which I allude to in my presentation.

Read more at The Economist here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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