What We Used to Know by Christoph El’ Truento – review, plus short takes

By Jim Pinckney In Music

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14th February, 2013
It’s a measure of our fawning media’s willingness to accept unquestioningly the contrived publicity points of Kim Dotcom that when he announced his next venture would allow artists to sell their product and receive 90% of the income directly, no one thought to point out that it has been done legitimately with a site called Bandcamp for quite some time. In just five years since its launch, Bandcamp has become the go-to online retailer for self-released musicians and independent labels, delivering 85% of money paid, without any intrusive ads, irritant owners or dubious schemes ...

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