TIDAL implement a UCPS to their higher-end streaming tier

TIDAL brings a User Centric Payment System to their music streaming service, but as per usual with UCPSs, there’s a catch.

SoundCloud’s new Fan-Powered Royalties increase artist payments by 500%

A song by Portishead has earned the band six times more than it would have without the new “Fan-Powered” payment system, according to SoundCloud.

How Deezer Pays Artists: Discussing Artist Remuneration and UCPS (Video)

A brief explainer on how music streaming platforms such as Deezer currently pay artists and their goal towards a User Centric Payment System.

SoundCloud are preparing for an artist-led future

Another new hire for SoundCloud represents their big moves towards a new future as a “next-generation music company”. Lauren Wirtzer-Seawood has been named the Chief Content and Marketing Officer of SoundCloud, marking yet another big…