„In a capitalist system, you’re allowed to do that“


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„For some artists, it’s an issue of artistic control. Some acts – from rap breakthrough acts like the Beastie Boys to alternative rock phenom Radiohead to metal bands like Metallica — object to having their works diced up and sold as singles. And they won’t release tracks to services like iTunes, which insist on offering 99-cent downloadable singles.
‚Some of my clients would be totally happy to do it, but they want to control how their music is consumed. In a capitalist system, you’re allowed to do that,‘ said Peter T. Paterno, whose Los Angeles firm represents Metallica and Dr. Dre.“