Chapter 8Music—Issues and Sources

“Looks to me like podcasting is the replacement for radio.... People want a huge amount more diversity and interesting music and taste, that the airwaves by their very nature can’t accommodate. So we are going to see a massive democratization of broadcasting of music, I think, through podcasts.”

—John Buckman, CEO Magnatune

Not everyone agrees with what John Buckman said with regards to podcasting leading to a democratization of broadcasting music, but we think he’s a pretty smart guy and are inclined to agree. Besides John is hardly a lone voice in the wilderness.

“What really attracted me to it [Garageband.com] ...

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