A short but interesting article on stuff relating to the music biz. Best bit comes at the end.
‘In addition, the NARIP-supplied “iTunes Artist-Producer Royalty Calculation” sheet was fascinating because it answers the question all artists on iTunes keep asking: “How much of a 99-cent download do I get to keep?” While indie artists do better, for major label artists, Apple collects 34 cents, the label keeps 55 cents, and the artist gets a dime. Ah yes, a dime. Some things never change.’