Compared in the past, downloading music right now is very fast because of the presence of the internet. The music distribution has a vast array of supports and filters and is really accessible to a lot of users specially those who have internet. Although, many illegal activities also coupled with this technology boosted industry, still it has become popular and even uncontrollable. Copyright issues and lawsuits are known cases against internet companies filed by record label companies.
Though, many find the internet as a new avenue to share their music and be known instantly to the world. They can showcase their compositions and their own record through self promotion online with the different social sites just to gain exposure. And because of the presence of music e-zines (electronic magazines), it is easier for one to have access to music in the internet. It is even more interactive as it may include photos, audiovisual materials, gigs of the artists, forums, events calendar and a lot more! It has truly evolved into something better and more convenient to a lot of music listeners.
One can simply download music in different formats like mp3s, mp4s, avis, and have options to store it on the mobile phones, portable media players, ipods, laptops, and other forms of media players. Indeed, digital technology is one of fast-rising thing of today!