Fantastic straight from the heart and blisteringly accurate critique of the “big pool” streaming model.
Spotify proudly announces their research into how to harvest the brains of your fans for fun and profit. Is that what you signed up for?
Spotify’s tone deaf stock buyback comes as the company is fighting fair royalties and avoiding regulation that protects culture from the Spotify juggernaut.
Spotify’s economic disparity is way worse than you thought when you value streams based on market capitalization.
Spotify exec says come for the exposure, stay for the mansplaining.
[Update: This post first posted on July 25, 2019 while the authors of “Spotify Untold” were on their US tour marketing their Swedish language book. And then badaboom badabing, the book got optioned in August 2019 by Yellow Bird UK (which is a real production company, apparently home to the respected Swedish producer Berna Levin). […]
I recently co-authored a study for the World Intellectual Property Organization that was quoted by leading artists in a letter calling on the UK Prime Minister to support equitable remuneration for streaming.
Congress finally caught on to Spotify “payola”
Harry Fox Agency has a heavy burden in Eight Mile Style cases to prove they didn’t help Spotify cover up copyright infringement.
As an old sailing master once said, two boats on the water is a race. For once, the prize may be which streamery can treat artists better than their competitor.