10 June 2005

Music subscription comparison sites

My bro might be interested in joining a music subscription service. I've really only had experience with Rhapsody but have heard with interest that new, more competitive pricing structures have appeared, along with greater competition. My observations of Rhapsody:

  • Pros
    • streams content (some services are only for download)
    • allows you to view items missing from their library (good for reference)
    • lists artists' influences and contemporaries
  • Cons

Here are a few comparison sites I've found:

2 September 2005

BoingBoing posted this link to the EFF article "The Customer Is Always Wrong: A User's Guide to DRM in Online Music". iTunes v. Microsoft v. RealNetworks v. Napster.

[ posted by sstrader on 10 June 2005 at 10:36:33 AM in Music ]