Updated: How Much Do Artists Earn Online? How Do Spotify and Other Revenue Share Services Calculate Royalties?

“I’d rather be raped by The Pirate Bay than shafted by Hasse Breitholtz and Sony Music.” Swedish artist Magnus Uggla, speaking of Spotify’s major label ownership and low payments He actually said something more emphatic than “shafted“, but this is a family blog.  You get the idea.  It’s in this graph courtesy of our friend Faza at  […]

Music Industry Blog

We welcome Mark Mulligan’s Music Industry Blog to the blog role, a good starting place is “Why The ‘Music As Free’ Argument Just Doesn’t Hold Water” (and neither does the Music is Water argument!) (Thanks to Dean Kay for the t/o)