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The latest artist taking potshots at Spotify is Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis.
Another day, another artist piling onto Spotify for its payouts. This time it’s Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis, with the attention-grabbing claim that he’d rather fans stole his music than streamed it.
“I’d rather somebody stole the record on vinyl than bought it or streamed it on Spotify. Because I think you should listen to music on vinyl, and I think basically anything’s better than that,” he told Channel 4 News.