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The music industry new media 11 8-10


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The music industry new media 11 8-10

  1. 1. The Music Industry By Tiffany Brown New Media November 9,2010
  2. 2. The Music Industry of today • Over the past 10 years, their has been a decline in the music industry because people either get their music through online stores such as Itunes or they use music websites such as Limewire to download music illegally.
  3. 3. Music Industry in the past 10 years • One reason for people not supporting artist are that some feel that free is better. • 48% of people believed that they would buy their favorite artist music if royalties were implemented and that artist were to get paid per sale. • Many people think that if the artist is not even being supported while many record labels always say “buy the albums, support the artist.”
  4. 4. Why people don’t buy CD’s anymore • 29% said that they were too expensive and if the prices were lower they would purchase them still. • 20% said that they are buying the CDs to support the artist/label and the industry
  5. 5. How people get their music today • There are many websites out there that offer free downloading of music and the purchasing of music. Internet radio and satellite radio has become widely popular as well over the past years.
  6. 6. Itunes • Itunes you are able to purchase and download music, music videos, television shows, games, audio books, eBooks, podcasts, rent movies and get apps for your Iphone, Ipod Touch and Ipad.
  7. 7. History • Soundjam MP was developed by Jeff Robbin and Bill Kincaid then was later released by Casady & Greene in 1999. • Became for basis for Itunes when Apple purchased it in 2000
  8. 8. Itunes History • Apple introduced Itunes on January 9, 2001 • It was originally a Mac Os 9 application • In April 2003, the 4.0 version was introduced along with the Itunes store. • October 2003 the 4.1 version added support for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP
  9. 9. Itunes • Apple has changed the way we listen to our music forever. They have changed how we buy our music, and how we download it. You never have to leave your home again to purchase a CD from your favorite artist.
  10. 10. Advertisement • Back in 2008, Coldplay had one of the biggest albums of the year and has been Itunes best selling album ever. watch?v=O3mYc1m3ls M
  11. 11. Rhapsody • Rhapsody is an online music server that is only available in the United States.
  12. 12. History • In 1999, Tim Bratton and JP Lester along with some others began working on a new engine where you could stream audio through. • The engine was developed by the that was a customized radio service
  13. 13. Rhapsody History • Rhapsody was officially launched on December 2, 2001 • It was the first streaming on-demand music subscription that offered unlimited access to a large library of digital music for a monthly fee
  14. 14. Rhapsody • In 2002 they secured licenses from record labels: EMI, BMG, Warner Bros Records and Sony • In January 2010, Rhapsody has a catalog of 9 million songs.
  15. 15. Advertisements • Rhapsody shows their advertisements for how their services work for their unlimited music downloading. • m/watch?v=eLXGDENH 8HQ&NR=1
  16. 16. Pandora Internet Radio • Pandora is an automated music recommendation service and custodian of the Music Genome Project. • Listeners enter a song or artist that they enjoy listening to and the service responds by playing selections similar to it.
  17. 17. Pandora • There are 400 musical attributes that are considered when selecting the next song.
  18. 18. Pandora, Pandora, Pandora! • Pandora can be accessed through many stand alone players. • The service has 2 subscription plans. One is a free subscription that is supported by advertisements and a fee- based one that has no ads. With the free subscription Pandora allows you up to 40 hours of listen time a month
  19. 19. Pandora • You are able to listen to Pandora on your Iphone and Ipod touch and it is available for Android phones as well. • As of March 2010 Pandora had 700,000 tracks in its library and 48 million subscribers who listened to the radio 11.6 hours a month