Posts Tagged ‘Digital’

Are You the “Starving-Artist” Type?

The last couple of days have presented some interesting articles in regards to money distribution for digital sales & streams. While on the surface, up-and-coming player Spotify seems like a great source for users (and attempting to curb illegal downloading), it appears there’s more to it than meets the eye. While I fully support the […]

I Want My (Sixty) Two Dollars!

  There isn’t much for me to say, that this lovely animated picture didn’t already say for me. What we have here is an artist who released music on Warner Bros (a Major Label). He has posted a recent statement which included his first figures for the online sales of his band’s record(s). It shows that […]

Trent Reznor Case Study (Part 3)

So, you’ve seen the video. You’ve read my thoughts. What effect has this had?  How does is apply to you? Good questions. First off, after the success of Reznor (and Radiohead), we’ve seen many mega-artists drop their labels. Diddy, Hillary Duff, Mariah Carey, Paul McCartney, Madonna amongst others have all parted ways. One can assume […]

Trent Reznor: Case Study (Part 2)

Here is a more detailed take on that wonderful video. Throughout his career, Trent Reznor has always openly discussed his frustration with various aspects of the music industry. The last record he released for a major label “Year Zero” seemed to really cap off everything he was saying. Label attempts to shake every last penny […]