The Music Industry : Music in the Cloud, 2nd edition

Wikstrom, Patrik (2013) The Music Industry : Music in the Cloud, 2nd edition. Digital Media and Society. Polity Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

The music industry is going through a period of immense change brought about in part by the digital revolution. What is the role of music in the age of computers and the Internet? How has the music industry been transformed by the economic and technological upheavals of recent years, and how is it likely to change in the future? This thoroughly revised and updated new edition provides an international overview of the music industry and its future prospects in the world of global entertainment.

Patrik Wikström illuminates the workings of the music industry, and captures the dynamics at work in the production of musical culture between the transnational media conglomerates, the independent music companies and the public.

New to this second edition are expanded sections on the structure of the music industry, online business models and the links between social media and music. Engaging and comprehensive, The Music Industry will be a must-read for students and scholars of media and communication studies, cultural studies, popular music, sociology and economics.

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ID Code: 67551
Item Type: Book
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1st Edition Published in 2009.

Table of Contents:
Contents
List of Tables and Figures
Introduction - Music in the Cloud
Chapter 1 - A Copyright Industry
Chapter 2 - Inside the Music Industry
Chapter 3 - Music and the Media
Chapter 4 - Making Music Ð An Industrial or Creative Process
Chapter 5 - The Social and Creative Music Fan
Chapter 6 - Future Sounds
Notes
References
Index

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Keywords: Music Industry, Digitization, Business Models
ISBN: 9780745645704
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Music Performance (190407)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright © Patrik Wikström 2013
The right of Patrik Wikström to be identified as Author of this Work has been asserted in accordance with the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
Copyright Statement: All rights reserved. Except for the quotation of short passages for the purpose of criticism and review, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher.
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