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SV: Eminems success / labels future

> Från: Matthias Grob [mailto:matthias@grob.org] 

> 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.

Best wishes

Per Boysen