The angle that The Next Big Sound takes is that YOU are a LABEL and YOU get to CHOOSE who gets signed. Andrew at Artists House commented that the one of the coolest things about the site is the simplicity of the whole thing. No bullshit Myspace load times, no Facebook log in, just straight music.
Check it out now, before it blows up. Who knows, it just might.
Apple needs to prove the naysayers wrong and show that the company was never interested in locking customers into buying its music or music players. Apple has to show that it knows the best way to build an empire is to design products people want to play their media on–not players they have to play their media on.
Werd Greg, Werd. Jobs is forgetting that innovation put Apple on top. The music business needs another innovation. Let’s see if Apple rests on their laurels or makes a smart power move in the music business.