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Imogen Heap talks about Mycelia and how blockchain can help the music business

There is clearly “something in the air” (well, on the web). Yesterday we covered Zoë Keating talking about how blockchain and Bitcoin could bring greater transparency to the digital music industry. Now Forbes has run...
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Zoe Keating publishes her Spotify payouts again

“It’s been a while & a journalist asked, so I put my latest Spotify royalty payments online: Jan 2013 to May 2015,” tweeted musician Zoe Keating last night, with a link to her latest Google Doc listing her streaming...
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YouTube responds to Zoe Keating contract criticism

Not on the record, yet, but YouTube has clearly given a detailed briefing to Billboard on background, in an effort to regain the initiative in the public row surrounding independent musician Zoe Keating’s concerns about...
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Zoe Keating’s YouTube row: ‘It’s not about royalties at all’

Musician Zoe Keating’s blog post last week about her dispute with YouTube over its Music Key contract is rumbling into a big headache for the video service. Not least because she’s doing a good job of explaining her position....
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Zoe Keating says YouTube is threatening to block her channel

Did you think the rows over YouTube contracts and indie musicians would end once the company struck a deal with licensing agency Merlin? Think again. Independent musician Zoe Keating has gone public with a claim that YouTube...
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Bandcamp’s Ethan Diamond: ‘Fans want to support the artists they love’

When musician Zoe Keating published details of her 2013 earnings in February, most of the media coverage predictably focused on how little she was making from streaming services. Keating made $38.2k from sales on Apple’s...
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For Zoë Keating ‘commercial streaming will never be more than promo’

Artist Zoë Keating has been talking about her decision to share sales and streaming figures from 2013, and how she views streaming services
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More figures released to show music’s per-stream payouts versus downloads

Recent months have seen more transparency around payouts from streaming music service, including Spotify's publication for the first time of its average payouts. The last few days have seen some updated figures from the...
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Amanda Palmer, Will.I.Am, Imogen Heap and Zoe Keating talk music disruption

If you were putting together a sparky panel on the interplay of music and technology, roping in Amanda Palmer, Zoe Keating and Imogen Heap would be a mightily-fine start: three artists at the forefront of DIY strategies and...
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Zoe Keating publishes new Google Doc of her streaming earnings

Cellist Zoe Keating may be tiring of the streaming payouts debate, but she's still publishing her personal data for others to analyse.
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Zoë Keating to play rare London gig after fan-led Detour campaign

Cellist Zoë Keating has been a digital pioneer for some time now, from social media to direct-to-fan commerce. But it's strange to think she's only played London once before. That's changing, thanks to a campaign on Songkick's...
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Zoe Keating posts her online sales and streaming data

If you’re looking for more openness in the digital-payouts-to-artists debate, then spare a cheer for Zoe Keating, who has published a Google Doc of her earnings in recent quarters, splitting out Spotify, iTunes, Amazon,...