With the predominance of people using wireless technology, the future of music gives greater potentials for diverse applications of the breakthroughs available today. In Moik’s article entitled 10 Futuristic Musical Instruments, he identified the following as astounding: a K-bow with a Bluetooth interface, the Reactable, BeatBearing, Swarmatron, CrudBox, Tenori-On, Eigenharp, Continuum Keyboard, Double Slided Controller, and the Square Band (Moik, 2010).Moik (2010) averred that “the trajectory of future musical instruments is aligned within the intersections of emerging genres of contemporary music and advancements made in analog and digital technologies” (par.The new designs and applications specifically aligned with technological capabilities and ease of access, reproduction and recording have tremendous impact and effect on the recording industry of today.The availability of easy access to an array of musical score through wireless technology poses a grave threat to the recording industry. The study by Fleming and Hughes (2002) on presented an analysis of the music industry in the light of technological advancement. It was revealed that technology both supports and poses some threats to the industry in terms of prevalence of piracy, digital rights management (DRM), secure delivery, CD “burning”, new payment models, the prevalence of credit cards, micro-payments, and subscription models, among others (Fleming & Hughes, 2002, 41 – 44). Technologys Effect on the Music Industry.
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