quote: Again with the assumptions & non sequiturs.Not sure where you get the idea that I don't listen to or love music; on the contrary, I listen to music 6+hrs/day every day. Excluding purchases that go directly to the artist (lookin' at you Radiohead), I choose to find ways to enjoy my solid-quality music, commercial-free, without spending more than $100/yr.
quote: And as for the streaming music, I've used streaming music "download and listen to everything you want as long as you continue to pay us" services. They require manual searching to expose myself to the kind of variety that Pandora introduces me to automatically, thus I'm not willing to pay out the ass for those services.
quote: Maybe it's just my perception of the value of music in the digital age, but my view (and an enormous segment of the market's view) of music's worth tends to differ greatly from that of the Recording Industry.
quote: And on that note, nobody seems to remember that if it weren't for iTunes and Apple's influence, everyone who wanted to "buy" music would be paying well more than $0.99 per track: