Oceanship

The official website of the band Oceanship

Listening Terms

Based on an average song length of 4 minutes, it takes 93 hrs of listening on Spotify, and 167 hrs on Youtube, for a musician to earn $7 (what they earn from one $9.99 album sale on iTunes).

No longer can it be assumed that a musician wishes to participate in today's dominant music platforms as they are.  Many of us are only participating because we feel we have little choice.  We feel that it's participate or be torrented.  Play ball or disappear. 

My terms have been listed in order of what’s best for me.  Please choose what is best for you among these options.  There is nothing I can do physically or legally to enforce my terms.  However, if you wish to have a relationship with me that is of any value — one of mutual respect — you will honour them.

1. Buy my music through my Website

2. Buy my music on Bandcamp

3. Buy my music on iTunes

4. Stream my music on Apple Music or Spotify and: 
a) buy a CD
b) buy a digital album
c) donate $7 USD or more by CC HERE or through PayPal to paypal.me/oceanship

5. Stream my music on Youtube and:
a) buy a CD
b) buy a digital album
c) donate $7 USD or more HERE or through PayPal to paypal.me/oceanship


* my music is on Spotify for the time being, but I do not endorse Spotify. I have ended up on Spotify due to an oversight, and am now using it only to encourage people to switch to Apple Music or another ethical service