So you want people to game the system in order to get their favorite artist more money?
Kenneth Lynch

That part of the piece did strike me as lame and undercutting to the premise. Silent September? Yeesh. And why does it have to be Indie Music? What if I think Indie Music is for poncy Millenials and just want all my money to go to Metallica?

But it would seem to make sense that the money I pay out in royalties ought to be divided proportionately among the bands to whom I listen. I cancelled my Spotify for that very reason: I wasn’t using it enough to do the bands I like any good. But If I thought, say, my whole $7 was going to the bands I’d listened to, rather than being commandeered by rabid Taylor Swift fans, I’d have stuck with it.

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