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Spotify Data Proves You’re Not As Cool As You Used To Be

Spotify Data Proves You’re Not As Cool As You Used To Be | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
If you’re over the age of thirty, you’re a musical dinosaur. You probably don’t understand the garbage those “damn kids” are listening to and you don’t want to. You’re not cool. When did this happen? Spotify may have just figured it out.
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Data proves that It's better to burn out than to fade away

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Andrée Laforge's curator insight, April 28, 2015 6:08 AM

C'est cool ce que l'on peut faire avec du data...

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A Guide To Why Spotify Scares Musicians

A Guide To Why Spotify Scares Musicians | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

Streaming services might be great for consumers and labels, but it’s been difficult to ignore the swelling ranks of artists that have cried foul over the pittance they’re paid by digital music plaforms.

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A comprehensible guide to Spotify evil

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Brian Garcia's curator insight, November 11, 2015 10:58 PM

I love Spotify, but I hate that artists don't get much profit from it.

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Apple buys the UK startup behind music analytics service Musicmetric

Apple buys the UK startup behind music analytics service Musicmetric | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Apple has acquired British startup Semetric, which runs the Musicmetric analytics tool, as part of its plans to relaunch its Beats Music streaming music service later in the year.
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Analytics... are the opiate of the record industry

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Spotify opens up analytics in effort to prove its worth to doubting musicians

Spotify opens up analytics in effort to prove its worth to doubting musicians | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Streaming music firm opens Spotify Artists website and claims when it reaches 40m subscribers, even 'niche indie albums' will earn $17k a month
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Spotify to disclose analytics to convince artists they're not getting robbed.

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Jonathan Magee's curator insight, December 4, 2013 4:44 PM

Spotify discloses analytics to persuade artists so to speak that they are not getting robbed and they are in actuality receiving royalties from their product.

Kevin Declan Sugimura's curator insight, February 16, 2014 1:02 PM

Pro: Spotify are promoting artists and increasing their salaries as it pays out approximately 70% of its total revenues to music industry rightsholders.

 

Cons: Because of the growth of Spotify, so have its losses due to the pay outs that it has to pay the Labels/Artists and such.