Posted by: robfixmycomputer | June 10, 2008

new emi digital exec says “i don’t buy music”

Peter Kafka of Silicon Alley Insider writes… “We’ve got no idea whether EMI’s new management knows what to do with the ailing record label. But we do know they’re good at splashy hires the kind designed to say “Check it out, world! Definitely not your father’s music conglomerate!”

What’s that, you say? You’d like to see more evidence of against-the-grain thinking? OK: See Cory’s blog today, where he announces his move (made two weeks ago, actually) — along with the news that since 2000, he’s purchased 5 albums. Ah, but surely he’s a music hound who spends tons of time cruising iTunes, or some of the other legal music source, right? Nope. “I neither buy nor hear much new music.””
full story…

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