I’m a Producer & Engineer. And I’m Invisible on Digital Music Services…

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This Industry Thing Of Ours

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Sure, you probably skip the credits at the end of a movie – in fact, most people leave the theater right when they start! But the credits – for every last contributor – scroll after every movie, without exception. And top-level contributors are always included during the opening minutes of a film.

So why is it that this level of crediting is almost always missing from iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, Amazon, Rdio, and almost every other music service, with little exception? That’s the basis for a metadata movement being spearheaded by producer, mixer and engineer Count (aka Mikael Eldridge), whose ‘credits’ include artists like DJ Shadow, Radiohead, The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, New Order, No Doubt, Galactic, Zoe Keating, and Tycho.

Count wants his name included in these artists’ digital works – just like physical formats – which is why he’s pushing to properly credit performers, producers, and engineers on all…

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