Jason Herskowitz

Jason Herskowitz is a core contributor and co-founder of Tomahawk, an open-source music platform that -- among other things -- creates a music aggregation and interoperability layer across music providers. He talks endlessly on Twitter about the industry, you can find him @jherskowitz.

Subscription-Music Wars: The Greatest Trick the Majors Have Ever Pulled Off: Guest Post by Jason Herskowitz

Subscription-Music Wars: The Greatest Trick the Majors Have Ever Pulled Off: Guest Post by Jason Herskowitz

Google. Amazon. Samsung. Apple. Four of the biggest companies in the world are all probably preparing for battle in the subscription-music market. Who wins? The majors. If they've learned one thing over the last decade, it's the danger associated with having one partner (Apple) dominating a market. This flood of new entrants from some of the deepest pockets in the world may be the greatest accomplishment the labels have ever pulled off.