Making Cents: Why internet music distribution does not work

Damon Krukowski of Galaxie 500 and Damon & Naomi breaks down the meager royalties currently being paid out to bands by streaming services and explains what the music business' headlong quest for capital means for artists today.

http://pitchfork.com/features/articles/8993-the-cloud/

Great read, now I know what the music industry is still pushing for traditional distribution channels.