Does the payment comes directly to artists through SoundCloud?
One of the most popular sites used by independent artists to promote and distribute their Music today is the musical social network SoundCloud (or anyone still uses MySpace?). The company plans to monetize their services through the Danish company Adyen , specializing in Internet payment services and through phones, studying country by country-in which provides coverage for your services-the most widely used forms of payment, avoiding fall into the standard credit card bank and offering over 100 different forms of payment around the world.
The interesting thing is that while the ad is for artists to get paid for their services Soundcloud premium in a more comfortable, the wide variety of payment methods offered Adyen (in Latin America use similar methods to pay the account of a basic service in Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Colombia) only suggests that soon integrate this method to pay directly to the artists for their creations that rise to SoundCloud.
Hopefully it will be the first-and discrete-step of the company to provide users with the purchase of independent music by paying directly to the artist, which would abandon the model of record labels really never benefited musicians , even in cases best-selling band, as noted, in perhaps his most lucid Courtney Love in 2000 in his article for Salon.com , where broken down into how the record numbers filling their pockets even successful bands through receiving a percentage microscopic profits generated (at that time filled stadiums Hole).monetization, Music, Music Industry, musical social network, Soundcloud