Tag: online sales

How Little Do Musicians Earn Online?

Well, this is depressing – especially for working musicians who think they can still make a living wage from selling those anachronistic items known as “albums,” or even “downloads.” Responding to self-serving organizations that claim to protect musicians’ digital rights, David McCandless has come up with this nifty chart at his Information Is Beautiful blog…

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Pink Floyd Wins ‘Artistic Integrity’ Battle With EMI

Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts – like listening to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon from start to finish. So hats off to British Chancellor Sir Andrew Morritt, who agreed with the band this week that individual songs should not be sold online without the band’s permission. In court,…