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How Music-Streaming Services Are Failing New Artists : The New Yorker

In Random ILL on July 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm

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The great Spotify and “Are streaming music services fu**ing over artists even more than the clasic “F**k the artist over” recording industry model debate continues.

What are recordings now? Are they an artistic expression that musicians cannot be compensated for but will create simply out of need? Are they promotional tools? What seems clear is that streaming arrangements, like those made with Spotify, are institutionalizing a marginal role for the recordings that were once major income streams for working

How Music-Streaming Services Are Failing New Artists : The New Yorker – http://m.newyorker.com/online/blogs/sashafrerejones/2013/07/spotify-boycott-new-artists-music-business-model.html?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

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