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  • Published: New York : Free Press, 2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
  • Description: xvi, 301 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781416552154
  • 1416552154


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Appetite for self-destruction : the spectacular crash of the record industry in the digital age

by Knopper, Steve, 1969-

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Call number: 384 Kn

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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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 19-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.

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