Comparison: Traditional Artist Royalty Deal vrs. Profit-split Deal

Low-level Indie Band Record Deal Comparison: 1000% difference in band profit

The Future of Music put together a great spreadsheet. Comparison of a traditional record deal vs. an indie label profit-sharing deal for a low-level indie band. The figures here are extremely simplified and there are many other factors to consider, but we’re focused on a single question here: who makes what from the sale of a record, depending on the record deal?

See the whole thing here.

Low-level Indie Band Record Deal Comparison.

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Mike Dias is a Sales Director for Logitech. He specializes in consumer electronics & pro audio with an expertise in headphones & portable audio. He has over 15 years of experience selling custom handcrafted in-ear monitors.

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