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Platforms Destroy Markets. Here’s How.

The first rule of platform businesses: increase supply as far beyond the market’s ability to sustain the suppliers as possible. It doesn’t really matter how – and many tactics have been tried. It doesn’t matter what it costs either – … Continue reading

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Music’s Platform Future Must Not Be Uberised

In his book, Noise, Jacques Attali makes a startling assertion – that music is the vanguard of revolution. Changes, he says, in the relationship between music and the economic and social structures that govern its position and remuneration prefigure fundamental … Continue reading

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The Public Interest in Music

The UK music industry is going through a period of internal arguments, and as sometimes happens some of us are reaching out for an adjudicator, or referee. January 2021 saw the UK’s law makers brought into the ring in a … Continue reading

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