Items tagged apple, music, stevejobs in 2007
The music companies are in a dying business, and they know it. Sure, they act all cool because they hang around with rock stars. But beneath all the glamour these guys are actually operating two very low-tech businesses. One is a form of loan-sharking: they put up money to make records, then force recording artists to pay the money back with exorbitant interest. The other business is distribution.
Reading Between the Lines of Steve Jobs’s ’Thoughts on Music’. John Gruber’s analysis. # 7th February 2007, 1:34 pm