LONDON, England – Judging by the coverage over the last 24 hours, it seems pretty widely recognised that Sony BMG joining the Comes With Music service is a huge boon. What’s more, the new service is not only ground breaking, but potentially industry shaping.
And that doesn’t mean that the fat cats will be eating more Whiskas, more that Comes With Music customers will be buying into a genuinely new and different way to consume Music.
Speaking to the Guardian.co.uk, director of research at CCS insight believes
Meanwhile, the Hollywood reporter highlights how much of a difference
adding Sony BMG’s catalogue to the Comes With Music service will make
Writing on Cnet.com, Greg Sandoval notes the new service is something the industry is seeing as a genuine opportunity
“This is believed to be the labels’ deepest foray into free music, and
is reflective of the industry’s attempt to find new business models
that can compete with piracy, shrinking CD sales, and iTunes.”
Whilst TG Daily’s Mark Raby makes the point of previous reluctance from the music industry to offer free access to music
Patrick Goss writing on TechRadar.com notes one of the most important
aspects of any music service – the content, and what impact the Sony
BMG deal has for users
We want to know what you think though. Comes With Music – could it be the next big thing?
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