Is Music Affecting Our Memory? » The Nerve Blog

As I’ve written earlier than, the enterprise of music distribution is both competitive and low-margin, and plenty of distributors have shut down or consolidated over the past 5 years due to unexpected backend and customer-service costs. Moreover, companies like Stem that work on a proportion income-share quite than flat-payment model arguably need high-performing hits more than they want a excessive variety of users to be able to succeed. “We aren’t getting big returns on funding yet for our authentic music, and wished to maximise the amount of money going back to the artists,” Briggs tells me, when asked about why he had previously turned to the service. Hence Stem’s 5% income-share was perfect for Tiny Waves, whereas TuneCore’s annual payment of $9.ninety nine per single and $29.99 per album (rises to $49.ninety nine per album after the first 12 months) would imply a loss for many tracks on the label’s … Read More