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Fifty Plays for a Penny

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I recently had some attention on facebook with a post about my “Spotify” royalties: I got my royalties statement for the quarter, and, for the first time, one of my old pop tracks had been played on Spotify. It had been played 99 times for a total of 2.2 cents. So, assuming a linear scale, […]

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Playing the Long Game

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I love this two-part mini-documentary by Adam Westbrook that I found on Vimeo: The Long Game Part 1: Why Leonardo DaVinci was no genius from Delve on Vimeo. (Part 2 here) It’s a wonderful reminder to us as artists that, first, we need to think about long-term success not immediate gratification, and, second, that the […]