By Cortney Harding-Billboard(NewYork)

During the past two years, one 29-year-old Bay Area music fan reckons she’s spent about $200 on music.

She gets most of her music for free from blogs and BitTorrent trackers, but one recent release struck her as cool enough to get her to lay down her credit card. That album, a deluxe reissue of theBeastie Boys album “Paul’s Boutique,” cost more than she spends on music in most years.
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