A typology of music distribution models

Wikstrom, Patrik (2012) A typology of music distribution models. International Journal of Music Business Research, 1(1), pp. 7-20.

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A typology of music distribution models is proposed consisting of the ownership model, the access model, and the context model. These models are not substitutes for each other and may co‐exist serving different market niches. The paper argues that increasingly the economic value created from recorded music is based on con‐text rather than on ownership. During this process, access‐based services temporarily generate economic value, but such services are destined to eventually become commoditised.

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ID Code: 67836
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: music distribution, value creation, co‐creation, ownership, context
ISSN: 2227-5789
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations) (150503)
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: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2014 04:50
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 03:13

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