|Re: LYV outlook based on Thomas-Rasset case||diego||6/21/09 6:38 PM|
drdoug - is your contention that performance/distritibution vs
recording/marketing/distribution are polar investments?
On Jun 21, 11:41 am, drdoug <drdo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> If there is a backlash against the record labels I assume this is a
> bullish sign for LYV and their 360 deals. Your thoughts?http://www.reuters.com/article/musicNews/idUSTRE55K07E20090621
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|Re: LYV outlook based on Thomas-Rasset case||drdoug||6/21/09 7:24 PM|
I do not know what you mean by polar - same pole? opposite pole?
If the artists and consumers are not happy with the current
distribution system, then its value will approach zero. It will not
represent a good revenue stream for the artist and they will have to
move towards more scarce goods such as concerts and other ways of
capitalizing on the desire for the fan to "connect" with the artist.
I think LYV is better positioned to take advantage of the scenario
where the "record companies" have been slow to adapt to these new
I do not think the "revolt" will involve people flocking to "pirated"
material but it may cause closer scrutiny of the current system which
consumers and artists don't seem to be favoring.
Feel free to add for or against these ideas. I just want to hear some