From the national Post in Canada: Saving music, one MP3 at a time
…the commercial universe is no longer the be-all and end-all. Today, discerning music listeners aren’t at the mercy of a few label bosses, marketing gurus and program directors.
If they’re willing to invest even a small amount of effort, they can go online, confer with other fans and have at their fingertips every imaginable artist in every imaginable genre.
The result is that, more so than generations past, the current one really is appreciating musical performance.
A look at how the proliferation of iPods and the ready availablility of music has effected the way people value music.