Spotify and Pandora artist payments: Not as exploitative as they’re made out to be. – Slate Magazine
And yet another take on the Spotify/streaming payment story. Because of the complexities of musical ownership and royalties, as well as the myriad ways of listening to and buying music, this story will always be like the story of the blind men trying to describe an elephant through the sense of touch. Except in this case, some of the blind men are touching something other than the elephant.