Spotify http://kmuw.org en Musical Space: Are Streaming Music Services Destroying The Industry? http://kmuw.org/post/musical-space-are-streaming-music-services-destroying-industry <p>When Napster came out, it was predicted that the music industry would suffer. This turned out to be true: file sharing has decimated the incomes of record companies and artists.</p><p>New, legal streaming services like Grooveshark, Last.FM, Rdio and Pandora have been created to compete with music pirating. The convenience of on-demand music is attracting more listeners than FM radio; it remains to be seen, though, whether streaming actually benefits the artists or if it has become a way for record companies to exploit them.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:24:27 +0000 Mark Foley 27409 at http://kmuw.org Musical Space: Are Streaming Music Services Destroying The Industry?