About six months ago I blogged on the difficulties that emerging musicians have in making money (as this was relevant to some music events I was co-organising).
Recently I came across this infographic (from 2010) which puts matters in a very striking, if depressing manner 😦
As you can imagine:
As ever, this was incredibly difficult to research. Industry figures are hard to get hold of. Some are even secret. Last.Fm’s royalty and payment system is beyond comprehension.
There are some very surprising numbers there…
Picture credit: here.