Jump to content
jtwrace

What nobody is telling Artists about Spotify

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

It's an interesting video

 

 

 


2 ch Setup:

Motorola Modem sb6141> Emo Systems EN-70HD > (5) eero > Synology 1813+ (DSM 6.2), 4TB Seagate NAS Drives, 4GB RAM & Zero Surge & APC XS BX1000G/backup to Synology DX513) > Emo Systems EN-60KDS  > Roon > Mola Mola Tambaqui > BSS BLU 50 > (2) Hypex NCore NC502MP > JBL M2 Master Reference

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm not a fan of Spotify (I use Apple Music and Tidal) but some of his claims are a bit over the top. 

 

His big spiel about the major label's ownership... Sony, Universal and Warner Music own <6%, <4% and <4% respectively... (last I checked)

 

Spotify's annual losses are getting smaller and they just reported their first profitable quarter... subscriber numbers are continuing to climb...

 

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190206005298/en/Spotify-Technology-S.A.-Announces-Financial-Results-Fourth

 

And the big spiel about rigged playlists applies to Apple Music, Deezer, Google and others, so it's not unique. 

 

As much I dislike Spotify, there's too much fake news or blowing some things out of proportion, by this guy..

 

Hard to take him too seriously... he spent wasted too much time before he finally got to his real agenda, about his podcast and not getting paid. Which is a fair concern. His points about music streaming artists getting paid less due to podcasts, I'm not sure that is accurate... would be nice to see his source (as well as sources for all his other info).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×
×
  • Create New...