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My solution to APRA

Artists need to pay the rent. Venues need music. iPods need cheap music. Piracy is too easy.

Back in the day, as a DJ, you used to spend an entire day in a record store - bottle of coke in hand, delicately handling around 50 new circles of wax every weekend, wondering which ones you'd like to spent your hard earned cash on. Normally you'd walk out with a handful, and before you even go them out of the store, you'd know the inside and out, every peak, every breakdown, you loved it.

Now days, Beatport, juno and djdownload have made it entirely too easy to download from pre-compiled lists and suggestive downloads. This is a great time saver but its terrible for the industry as...