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Reformatted: Code, Networks, and the Transformation of the Music Industry

Andrew Leyshon

Abstract

The impact of digital technology on the musical economy has been profound. The advent of MP3 and the use of the internet as a medium of distribution has brought about a significant transformation in the way that music is made, how it is acquired and listened to, and, significantly, how the musical economy itself is able to reproduce itself. This book provides a theoretically grounded account of the implications of digital technology on the musical economy, and develops the concept of the musical network to understand the transformation of this economy over space and through time. In the late 1 ... More

Keywords: Music industry, code, MP3, crisis, transformation, software, economic geography, copyright

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199572410
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572410.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Leyshon, author
Professor of Economic Geography, University of Nottingham