Information Suburbs

Very thought provoking and clear thinking at how things might begin to shake out in the transformed music industry: Music Mid-market Musings. I’m reminded, a little bit, of the concept of rent stores. The landscape metaphore has some serious limits; but even so… the parrallels between the disruptions that gave rise to suburban sprawl (increased personal moblity via the automobile) and the displacements triggered by the Internet (increased findablity and decreased distribution information costs) are striking.

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