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Old 8th September 2012
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Originally Posted by skythemusic View Post
THIS. So when only a handful of corporate labels controlled the world, they were paying all their artists an incredibly fair sum? 9-12% as standard after recouping costs is more like it. And, many/most artists got ripped off horrifically. They always have. People are acting like it was some shangri la. Maybe for the 1% but not for most.
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Originally Posted by skythemusic View Post
As the middle class of America has disappeared, ironically the middle class of musicians has risen.
this is both factually inaccurate and an outright lie.

you are wrong.

there are less people making a living making music today, and of those who are, they are making less.

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