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Next Step: Ads in Songs

Others are reporting today the news that Thom Yorke of Radiohead is (kinda) backtracking on the free release thing (vaguely). Here's a post on Mashable that says what artists should do. HINT: charge nothing or very little. I agree. I can't think of the last time I paid for music and yet -- magically! -- I have more of it at my fingertips than ever before.

But be forewarned, if we keep going down this free path, ads and product placements are going to increasingly dominate music and videos. Really-- wasn't that what Lip Gloss was all about anyway???

The video--which always makes my day--is here. YouTube won't let me embed. COPYRIGHT RUINS EVERYTHING!


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