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Is music dying? Recent comments by Apple’s Eddie Cue, who spearheaded Apple’s iTunes store, suggest the music industry may be taking its last gasp:

“Music is dying,” said Cue. “It hasn’t been growing. You see it in the number of artists. This past year in iTunes, it’s the smallest number of new releases we’ve had in years.”
– via readwrite

And, in other news, the internet is buzzing about a controversial announcement by YouTube. Listen in, and find out what the buzz is all about!

Articles mentioned in this show:

Apple Buys Beats Music

Apple Bought Beats Because “Music Is Dying”

How Much America Listens to Music

Amazon’s New Fire Phone