7 Jun 2016 / Greg Moskovitch
When Napster finally took its toll on the music industry back in the early 2000s, there were just as many cheers as there were sighs. Despite the obvious impact it had on artists, many were glad labels were finally getting their comeuppance.
Having taken advantage of artists and fans for decades, many saw the widespread growth of internet music piracy as the just dessert for an industry built on exploitative and convoluted talent contracts, in which artists inevitably end up in debt to the label.
Things are different in this day and age, but back in the day a routine label contract could see a company making bank off an album as the artist received…
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