Published on December 11th, 2018 | by Alan Cross2
Does it matter if we own music? Or is “renting” it good enough?
Streaming is the future. It’s just too convenient and affordable. Besides, all the labels are firmly behind it.
But let’s not throw out music ownership entirely. There are still good reasons to own music, whether it be something physical (CDs, vinyl, sheet music) or downloaded files. Or is that just old fashioned thinking?
Watch this from music historianTed Gioia and one of the founders of the Jazz Studies Program at Stanford University.