There's a much-linked article at

There’s a much-linked article at the New York Times at the moment about the future of music-delivery and media – and it basically argues what I’ve been arguing for quite a while – that it’s the Value-Added aspects of music that will be interesting and people will pay for. I’ve suggested that video, lyrics etc. attached to audio files might be the most obvious, but the article suggests some areas I hadn’t thought of – all 20-tracks of a single song could be sold, or bespoke, non-replicatable, productions based upon the acoustics of your room…