Independent Artists Are Being Advised Not To Sign Up For Apple’s Streaming Service

[E]ven before it has officially launched, Apple Music is in trouble with the independent music world. A2IM, the American Association of Independent Music, an organization that advocates on the behalf of many of the biggest indie labels, recently sent a memo to their members, cautioning them to think twice before signing over their music to Apple, […] “Independent rights holders will receive no compensation for their content during Apple Music’s 90-day free trial period. It is surprising that Apple feels the need to give a free trial as Apple is a well-known entity.” – Hugh McIntyre, Business Insider