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Written on April 25, 2009, and categorized as Business.
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Worth watching every second of this video’s 9:23 beginning with the great Frank Zappa, this is an analysis of how marketing breeds out innovation in music.

Update: here’s an interesting (and lengthy) analysis of the video by Cynical Musician (often a good read). As to whether he’s right in his criticisms, be sure to make up your own mind!

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This thing has 2 Comments

  1. Posted 25 April, 2009 at 6:34 pm | Permalink

    Great find Dean I am passing this around more people need to see it.

    The man at 5:30 seconds got ire though, promoting donwloads to teenagers to cell phones that mom and dad will pay for. He is still seeing music as a commodity like corn or electricity.

  2. Dean
    Posted 25 April, 2009 at 10:38 pm | Permalink

    Yes; he is old school, isn’t he, trying to find a new analog to the existing framework.

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