The title of this article is a 1979 song by The Buggles which was the first video to be played on MTV in North America at 12:10 a.m. on August 1, 1981. How prophetic it turned out to be!

The claim: 24/7 TV and internet video marketing has supplanted listeners' imagination and subverted the meaning of music into brand and lifestyle choices.

Another blog article, How Music Listening Has Changed, makes the... (more)