Friday, 15 May 2009

Understanding Record Labels - Majors and Indies

Team media are aware that there is an air of panic about the A/S Media Section B Case Study on Record Labels. I am spending much of this weekend sourcing goodies and planning resources to help you better understand the macro (Big Picture) of the music industry and how to link your micro (case study) to form a debate. I have found a gem of a site that has some great industry interviews that can be found by acccessing the following link. Once in, they are on the left hand side:

An excellent report/essay exploring the industry:

Read the following articles in Rolling Stone Magazine and The Times, and undertake a SWOT Analysis of the current music industry: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats:

Mac- Some thoughts on the music industry:

8 Key Trends for the next 5 Years:

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