Pete Townshend to Apple: Don't be a 'Digital Vampire'
The Who guitarist Pete Townshend has called on Apple to help the "dying record business" by supporting new talent, instead of bleeding musicians like a "digital vampire".
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The Who guitarist Pete Townshend has called on Apple, and the wider digital music industry, to find ways to support instead of exploit new talent. Among his eight suggestions for how to help—instead of being a "digital vampire"—are to fufill some of the roles traditionally held by record labels, such as providing "creative nurture" and employing talent scouts.
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- Time travel may be possible.
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- Their numbers are unknown, but either 40 or 500 remain.
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