Royalties WTF

All things royalties, profit-share, and art+commerce, from the experts at Infinite Catalog.

How streaming services calculate royalties, featuring trees
We take a look at how New Order lost money on every copy they sold of their iconic single Blue Monday
Originally published on Music Business Worldwide Profit-share record deals – sometimes called “50/50 deals,” in reference to their most common form …
How do royalties actually breakdown in a record deal? There's no better place to start than this: the simplest, most common, and - in this royalty…
There are a lot of distributors out there - help us map them! - and some of them have the ability for users to divvy up royalties amongst collaborators…
If you’re a creator, or work with creators, you might be familiar with something called the “360 deal.” These largely-maligned deals became a thing in…
Learned about a fascinating revenue share instance via ye olde 60 Minutes. Rwanda's had a boom of eco-tourism lately, with an increasing number of…
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