Over the past few days, music fans have excitedly lined up to use Spotify. But, the streaming player might not be great news for artists. On today’s Soundcheck Smackdown, we debate the dollars and cents of music streaming – and whether it’s worth it for musicians. Plus, a live performance from desert-blues collective Tinariwen.
Listeners: What do you think? Are music streaming services a boon for artists? Or the bane of their existence? Weigh in here.