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Cheaper Way to Buy Online Music

Boot Camp feature for Friday, August 7, 2009

A cheaper way to buy music...online. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology Boot Camp, a report on gadgets and gear. They are hardly a Johnny come lately to the digital music business. eMusic has been around for a dozen years. But it is only now that the big recording labels are willing to deal with the service that has been a haven for independent artists, their labels and music lovers. Sony has now made some of its library available to eMusic...and other labels may be more willing to make deals as well. CEO Danny Stein...

"We've been asking the major labels, all labels really since we bought the company at the end of 2003 to sell their wares through eMusic. It really hasn't changed our mission at all....which really is to provide first and foremost a really terrific user experience and provide the best context, the best editorial service for the best price."


Subscription plans start at 11.99 a month for 24 song downloads. ..or about half the price of songs purchased through iTunes. You can find us with archives, interviews and more at BootCamp.com. I'm Fred Fishkin.