Over at VoidStar, Julian Bond writes about the long slow death of AllOfMP3. I think AllOfMP3 had the model about right, apart from the fact that it was never clear whether the artists actually got any of the proceeds. Julian wonders
So what now? Investigate their competitors or just switch back to the P2P networks?
I've been using emusic for the past couple of weeks and, I have to say, I'm very happy with it. Everything is available in un-DRMed MP3; the selection is very skewed towards indie/alternative, but that just suits me fine