The Finger’s on the Self-Destruct Button

The Ugly Truth about Apple, Google, Spotify, and the Rest of the Music Streaming Universe

In what other industry would suppliers offer their goods to distributors without being told precisely how much they’ll receive for their inventory?

Essentially, we’re in the middle of a perfect storm. Once the storm concludes, we’re looking at the decimation of the commercial music industry.

It’s obvious virtually all the insiders of the streaming companies see this model as a short-term, unsustainable play. They’re all in it for a quick buck and are just fine with pushing the self-destruct button.

The big question musicians and independent labels need to ask themselves is why allow these companies to determine the value of your music?

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Innerviews: The first and longest-running online music magazine, established in 1994. News and commentary from Founder and Editor Anil Prasad.

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Innerviews

Innerviews: The first and longest-running online music magazine, established in 1994. News and commentary from Founder and Editor Anil Prasad.