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Thread: are your curious how much fat pigs make on itune?

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    Default are your curious how much fat pigs make on itune?

    http://www.itwire.com.au/content/view/4153/937/

    "Sony gets 70c for each song sold online and, according to the bands, deducts 20% of the revenue for packaging and 15% for breakages, which amounts to 24.5c per download. At present the bands receive 4.5c per download but claim they should receive 30c."

    Sony still bitch and moan and sues a 12 year old girl for $6500, because Sony couldn't sue her mother who can't even logon to her daughter's computer.
    Sad isn't it?
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    \"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.\"
    - Pablo Picasso

    \"The world only goes round by misunderstanding.\"
    - Charles Baudelaire

    \"It is quality, not quantity.\"

    \"why is it feel like a greatful dead show here? like that hippe that constantly talks about one band and how they changed their lives.\"

    PLEASE NO MORE \"I am a robot music.\" You are not a robot. Learn to program better like human beings.\"

    Electro is House music. If you don\'t like House music, please don\'t put down Electro, because it is trendy to say it. It might suprise you that Electro and House music were invented by Gay Black Americans in the mid 80s. They weren\'t invented by the beatless people who like to coin new trendy phrases.

    I am so tired of \"I want to be Depeche Mode or Erasure for the last 25 years.\" I hope I am not the only one. 25 years is a quarter of century and about a 1/3 of human life. If a person spends a 1/3 of his or her life having the same tastes, I don\'t know if that person acquired enough information to have an interesting life or has a problem understanding he or she is no longer a teenager.

    So called artists who never change, why do you call yourself an artist again?

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    This is true, I've read some articles paying attention to the fact that mp3's downloads have a discount for packaging and breakages (this is from the time that vinyl records broke easily).

    If you are an artist and someone offers you a contact you should check this seriously.

    But I don't think this is absolute. Each artist gets a different contract as far as I know, with different numbers and different percentages, according to how much the label is interested in them and how witty their lawyers/ managers are.

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    Of course, contracts are different. That's why it is called a contract. However, most legal departments in corporations use template contracts that they have made. That only tell the consumers these are Sony's templates of Itune business.
    www.myspace.com/pswk
    www.popstarwhokills.com (ElectroRock)
    www.myspace.com/youngjoon (Breaks)
    www.myspace.com/grep (IDM)
    www.myspace.com/requiemnoise (Industrial)

    \"There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.\"
    - Pablo Picasso

    \"The world only goes round by misunderstanding.\"
    - Charles Baudelaire

    \"It is quality, not quantity.\"

    \"why is it feel like a greatful dead show here? like that hippe that constantly talks about one band and how they changed their lives.\"

    PLEASE NO MORE \"I am a robot music.\" You are not a robot. Learn to program better like human beings.\"

    Electro is House music. If you don\'t like House music, please don\'t put down Electro, because it is trendy to say it. It might suprise you that Electro and House music were invented by Gay Black Americans in the mid 80s. They weren\'t invented by the beatless people who like to coin new trendy phrases.

    I am so tired of \"I want to be Depeche Mode or Erasure for the last 25 years.\" I hope I am not the only one. 25 years is a quarter of century and about a 1/3 of human life. If a person spends a 1/3 of his or her life having the same tastes, I don\'t know if that person acquired enough information to have an interesting life or has a problem understanding he or she is no longer a teenager.

    So called artists who never change, why do you call yourself an artist again?

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    If the artist is smart enough to maintain their publishing rights, they'll get more later when it's all been calculated...of course how many of the majors are writing their own material?
    A04 of SoundMine, self-proclaimed electromilitant

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