The value gap of streaming services for artists is growing. This DESPITE the fact that Spotify went public. The working musician is making less and less for the effort. “Product” sounds like a dirty word in creative industries, but a musician’s songs and art are their products. Yet they are virtually forced to give them away only to attempt and make a living from touring, merchandising and perhaps licensing.
2018 Streaming Price Bible! Per Stream Rates Drop as Streaming Volume Grows. YouTube’s Value Gap is Very Real. | The Trichordist