eMusic to drop major record labels, return to its independent roots

By Shawn Knight
Sep 30, 2014
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  1. Pioneering digital music store eMusic is returning to its roots. The site, whose music subscription service predates peer-to-peer file sharing service Napster, recently announced plans to exit the mainstream music business and once again only carry tunes from independent artists.

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  2. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 571   +112

    I want to see how the big three blame this move on piracy.
  3. This is a horrible move for Emusic and will very likely result in the cancellation of an account I've held with them for over 10 years. Thank goodness that I took the opportunity to download all of my favorite "mainstream" music while I had the chance. What's wrong with mainstream music anyway? Sure, some independent music is OK, but most of it doesn't interest me at all. I expect we'll see a reversal of this bad move within a year or else Emusic will fade into obscurity.

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