I just read, or probably re-read, The Long
Tail article on Wired.
“Perhaps the best way to do that is to stop charging for individual
tracks at all. Danny Stein, whose private equity firm owns eMusic,
thinks the future of the business is to move away from the ownership
model entirely. With ubiquitous broadband, both wired and wireless,
more consumers will turn to the celestial jukebox of music services
that offer every track ever made, playable on demand.”
This is a description of the Portable Internet Streaming Radio concept.