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Uneasy Ties Bind Music Companies, Music Blogs

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Uneasy Ties Bind Music Companies, Music Blogs

Uneasy Ties Bind Music Companies, Music Blogs

Uneasy Ties Bind Music Companies, Music Blogs

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Record labels usually frown on fans sharing music for free online, but tolerate MP3, or music, blogs. These fan-run sites have proven effective in breaking unknown indie bands. But it's a relationship that is still rocky at times, as Joel Rose of member station WHYY reports.