You are the generation that bought more shoes and you get what you deserve.
Forget iTunes' proprietary DRM-encumbered file format and the RIAA's obnoxious lawsuits. EMusic sells unencumbered MP3 downloads. For real! And they have musicians I actually listen to, like Pizzicato Five and Stereolab.
(Via Dirk Deppey's column on micropayments in The Comics Journal.)