Editorial: On the 15-year anniversary of Napster - Digital music as boundary object

Raphaël Nowak, Andrew Whelan

Abstract


This special issue and its range of contributions, from both emerging and established scholars with interests in digital music distribution, provides a particular and novel depth of vision, into both developments in digital music in the time since Napster, and the current issues and discussions in the field. As illustrated by the content of this issue, research is vibrant, drawn from a rich variety of disciplinary orientations, and shows especially the crucial and ongoing importance of music online, internationally and across academic communities.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v19i10.5542



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