The New Numbers on Music Consumption Are Very Ugly
And it's not just the dominance of old songs—the whole creative culture is losing its ability to innovate. But why?
There’s a widespread view that only tech industries need to innovate. Yet nothing could be further from the truth.
Even arts and entertainment businesses require constant infusions of fresh talent and new ways of thinking. It’s their lifeblood and oxygen. And if they can’t (or won’t) find it, stagnation sets in. At that juncture, even major artistic ende…