An Interesting Thought Experiment on How Spotify Can Play Nice With (And Potentially Save) The Record Business


Spotify is hurting artists!!! No, No, Spotify is helping artists!!! There has been enough public debate on this that I don’t have to go into much detail about it.

What I can accurately say is the problem with Spotify is only partly Spotify’s fault, isn’t it?  The other part of the problem is us – the Gen-Y music listener who is, selfishly, expecting free music after spendingt their formative years in the golden age of Napster.   To address the issue and offer room(s) for improvement,  Startup Musician has put together a pretty convincing, three-step proposal that imagines the future of the streaming behemoth.