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SV: Eminems success / labels future
> Från: Matthias Grob [mailto:email@example.com]
> I just read an article in a Swiss journal about the crisis of the big
> record companies.
> they said "The Eminem Show" had its big success because he included a
> video on the CD, so the public bought it although the music was
> available on the net.
> So to make it into the charts today, you have to be smart in copy
> protection rather then play well ;-)
> I think for us small the situation improve when the big ones
> become weaker, no?
I'm not so sure about that. There has always been ways for small and
indipendent labels to work together with the major labels on a "win
win" basis. If the majors get less money they won't be so fast to pick
up licenses, distribution deals etc.