In past post we have been able to chat with emerging artists about where the industry is headed. One common topic when trying to decipher future paths has been piracy; what are it´s real effects on the industry? Can it be fought?
Interestingly enough, earlier this week the trailer for VH1´s future documentary Downloaded: The Digital Revolution by Alex Winter was released. Under its subtitle “Napster: The Music. The Battle. The Revolution” it will take a look at Napster´s history and how Shawn Fanning and Shawn Parker revolutionized the music industry, instigating a file-sharing phenomenon that has grown to a point that it has become common nature.
The film premiered at this year´s SXSW, but has not yet been released. Check out the trailer below: