S2E4 – Crowdfunding, TuneCore, Existential Streaming Crisis plus Ask a Manager

Peter Schwinge & Sam Tall (www.underthewindow.com) are still working on a title for this show, so we’ll just give a description below. If you have suggestions for a title, we welcome you to post them in the comments below!

This week, Sam and Peter are back to chat about the latest developments at PledgeMusic, TuneCore revenue, and thoughts on how Music Streaming Services Are Gaslighting Us. And the fan favorite, ‘Ask a Manager’. Plus, a bonus: Learn about how Air Traffic Control works during their Wrap-up.

Intro: 0:00
Crowdfunding: 7:00
TuneCore: 16:20
Thoughts on Streaming: 28:55
Ask a Manager: 44:50
Wrap-up: 53:10

Articles referenced:
PledgeMusic Enters Pre-Administration As Buyer Deliberates
https://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2019/05/pledgemusic-enters-pre-administration-as-buyer-circles.html

TUNECORE IS NOW COLLECTING NEARLY $1M A DAY FOR ITS INDEPENDENT ARTISTS – WHO JUST EARNED OVER $500M WITHIN A YEAR-AND-A-HALF
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/tunecore-is-collecting-nearly-1m-a-day-for-its-independent-artists-who-just-earned-over-500m-within-a-year-and-a-half/

Music Streaming Services Are Gaslighting Us
https://blog.usejournal.com/music-streaming-services-are-gaslighting-us-d782fe44072f

Do you have questions about the music business, or want to start a conversation about a particular topic? Then go ahead and post something in the Soundboard.

Hope you enjoy, and we welcome your comments below. Have a wonderful day!


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