Everything Old Is New Again: Vertical Integration Returns to the Recording Industry?

Citigroup recently released a detailed study of the finances of the music industry, raising a number of questions within the music business about the veracity of their data and their conclusions. The big takeaway for almost everyone, though, was the big-picture headline: last year, the collective music industries in the United States generated $43 billion, …

It Sounds Like an Edit!

Welcome to my new blog, where I’ll be telling some of the stories from my research into Britain’s classical music recording industry! For my first post, I want to recount the story that gives this blog its name—which is also probably the story that I’ve told most frequently when presenting my research. I was in …