Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday July 18, 2013

Online Piracy Surges After Music Festivals

Spotify recently released research results that show online piracy spikes after music festivals. What's your theory on why this happens?

New research released by Spotify shows that music festivals appear to cause a spike in piracy, while streaming and digital sales remain unaffected. The findings suggest that festivals increase demand for artists’ music, but that festival goers mainly sample through unauthorized channels.