Without a decent income they just fade into non-existence since they can’t eat nor pay their rent, not to speak of buying the machines they need to produce the music you want to use without paying a fair price, I mean fair for the composers and authors who produced it.
I am sure that if you decided to create a bread delivery startup and decided to buy the bread at…

Why not change the business model? Pay listeners who buy and recommend music to others. Share a portion of each sale with listeners. I actually built an algorithm and app that tracks referral sales of music, and you can pay downlines of fans 35% of each sale. Authors and composers, performers etc all get paid as long as they are in the chain. 50% of each sale goes to rights owners. It’s now available on Google Play called Pompipi. The Apple App Store upload has some problem at the moment.

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