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Thom Yorke sparks a Spotify hoo-haa!

News: 16th July 2013 by Louise Dodgson under Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

The streaming model adopted by Spotify has long been a topic of many varying opinions. And these differing opinions have been sparked again this week as Thom Yorke decided to remove Atoms For Peace tracks from Spotify claiming that their low streaming rates make it impossible to support new artists.

This selection of articles should give you a fully rounded view of this long term argument of payment vs exposure. Music Ally have 2 great articles featuring testimonials from other artists who are using Spotify successfully. Spotify have responded also saying that they do nurture new artists and our final article from The Guardian discusses how bands and artists do and can earn money these days. All insightful and interesting views to take into consideration. Please share your thoughts about this latest Spotify scandal below.

Related Links

http://musically.com/2013/07/15/why-atoms-for-peaces-spotify-pullout-matters-and-what-needs-to-happen-next/

http://musically.com/2013/02/13/streaming-music-screwing-artists/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopmusic/10180311/Spotify-Were-nurturing-new-talent.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/shortcuts/2013/jul/15/spotify-musicians-money-thom-yorke?INTCMP=SRCH


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spotify, thom yorke, atoms for peace, music streaming, streaming rates, music income

 

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