Can Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre save the music industry?


"So now Iovine hopes to move the needle on pop culture one more time—not by promoting individual musicians but by revitalizing the entire music industry. The key, he says, is to bridge the divide that separates the worlds of art and technology. Without some understanding of engineering and the digital economy, the argument goes, musicians risk consigning themselves to irrelevance, unable to inject themselves into the ever-changing lives of their would-be listeners. And unless the tech world learns to value musical culture, our machines—and everything we do with them—will ignore and eventually suffocate a crucial part of our humanity."

For some reason, Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre aren't winning me over.

Ever had the strange feeling that something is amiss but you just somehow can't quite put your finger on it? Reading this article gave me that kind of feeling. See if you can put your finger on it.

Read it, here.