SoundCloud Says Portishead Song Earned 500% More Under New Royalty Plan

A collaboration between Portishead and SoundCloud has shed light on a new royalty distribution system that proponents argue could help level the playing field for working musicians. Under SoundCloud’s “fan-powered” royalty model, unveiled in March, a listener’s subscription or advertising revenue goes directly to the artists to whom they listen in a given period of … Read more