The Store Front: Striving to disrupt streaming with just rewards for musicians

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Dubbing itself “the most equitable store around,” The Store Front aims to provide the fairest possible digital sales platform for musicians

Established in September 2020 by key players in the Indonesian independent music scene, The Store Front, the first online music store of its kind in Indonesia, is a reaction to musicians’ loss of income during the pandemic as well as the low royalty rates paid by streaming services. Spotify, the current dominant streaming service, pays artists on average $0.0038 per stream, does not reveal production credits of songs and has been criticized for practices considered akin to “payola.” The Store Front, on the other hand, pays artists 90% of digital sales and 80–85% of physical sales. &n...
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