By David Touve of Rockonomic In this post I am going to highlight what may be one of the great ironies of how we pay for music in the “music as a service” era: Upwards of half the money paid out in royalties by music services may be used to pay for music we would rather skip over than for that music we would rather listen to.* What we’ll discuss below is if nearly 15 songs are skipped during any hour (according to data released by Paul Lamere from Echonest), then upwards of half the royalties paid by music services...

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