To Spotify, or not to Spotify? That might not be THE question, but it’s certainly one that a lot of us may have ruminated on since it crossed the pond this summer after a year of rancorous negotiations with the four major U.S. record labels.
For those not in-the-know, Spotify, while launching in 2008 to critical acclaim throughout Europe, is the latest entrant to a crowded, on-demand U.S. music subscription market that already hosts the likes of Rdio, Rhapsody, Mog, and the never-say-die Napster. All ostensibly operate on the premise that we’re approaching an era where music accessibility will ultimately trump music ownership, and considering internet connectivity is indisputably becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe I tend to subscribe to that mantra.
But why Spotify?
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