Throughout my Psychology MA, I have made no bones about the fact that I came here for quite different reasons than many other students. Anything that I learn on this course will be taken back into the music industry and it is my aim to start up my own record company. Since I have been … More “I’m Looking at the Big Sky”: Beyond Bangor University.
In previous blogs, I have talked at length about my contempt for how the digital age has affected the music industry that I once loved. The last time I heard the Top 40 singles chart was in the car on the way back from Bontddu in North Wales. My boyfriend and I noted that there … More Justin Bieber Antichrist: The Procurement of New Indie Music in the Age of the Internet.
In previous blog posts, I have talked at length about my disdain for downloading and streaming and its effect on the music industry. This week, I would like to talk about Pay What You Want (PWYW). This unique pricing strategy is quite distinct from other participative pricing mechanisms such as auctions and Name Your Own … More The Last Significant Statement to Be Made in Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Pay What You Want Pricing System in Music.