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We have always tried to present how artists, emerging and consecrated, view file-sharing and what it involves especially since they seem to grow more and more distant in their beliefs from those of the labels and the people sustaining them.

Verwest, known to electronic dance music fans as Tiësto. As numerous other artists before him, the popular DJ and record producer outlined the benefits file sharing brought, in this case to the dance music community, by creating great exposure which, in turn, translated as a huge wave of new public.

“It is more than a comeback – it is really blowing up now. Dance music is huge, especially with live performances. There has never been as many people attending dance events as there has been in the last two years,” said the artist who pointed to file-sharing as the single most important trigger of such boost.

“The whole reason why dance music has been blowing up is because of sharing online,” Tiesto told Edmonton Journal of his theory for dance music’s increasing popularity. “Back in the days when you had vinyl, even if you really wanted a track, you couldn’t buy it if it was sold out. I think it’s better. It’s not about the money anymore, and the control is gone. It’s like the Wild West out there. Ten years ago, the radio and the labels dictated what we had to listen to. Now, you can just go online for a day and find all kinds of stuff,” he added.

We’ve recently reported the success of the partnership BitTorrent has launched with young artists proving the efficiency of a file-sharing platform in promoting music to a wider audience. Maybe, after all, this really is the way to go

The side of the equation that the cartels don't want you to see.  :gum:

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