05 November 2006

UK - Big labels are f*cked, and DRM is dead - Peter Jenner

(The Register)
In an interview with Peter Jenner, he says the major four music labels today are f*cked. Digital music pricing has been a scam where the consumer pays for manufacturing, distribution, and does all the work - and still has to pay more. But he's also optimistic that for almost everyone else - indie labels, musicians, songwriters and budding entrepreneurs - as well as network providers - the future's going to be pretty bright. The Big Four know that the DRM era is nearly over - within two or three years.