On 24/01/2011, Tom Fine wrote:
> I still think that if better new music, in general, was being offered
> for sale and better marketing was being done to sell it to younger
> folks, and there was more education about the benefits of own hard
> copies of music (liner notes, better sound quality, etc), it might
> help. It might not, though, since you have a generation of what used
> to be prime music buyers who look on music as background noise, have
> stronger affiliation with video games than music albums and are
> trained to view record companies as hostile entities who sue their
There is plenty of very good new music around, but it tends to be
labelled as "world music" or some other category that is not pop.
Remember that older people nowadays have a great deal of purchasing
power. Music (and films) are not just a youth market.
The non-buyers are those of mortgage age.
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