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Off Book: The Evolution of Music Online

  • Aired: 01/13/2012
  • 05:54
  • Rating: NR
As the 90s came to a close, the business of music began to change. Technology allowed artists to produce their own music, and the internet became a free-for-all for musicians to promote themselves. The result was an influx of artists, and audiences were left wondering how to sort through them. In this episode we reveal how music blogs and websites have arisen as the new arbiters of quality.
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The online space has changed the way we find and listen to music.
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