These platforms weren't built with the artist in mind: they were a reactionary compromise to stop the ever-hemorrhaging bank accounts of monolithic record companies.
Quite obviously, they'd be nothing without the artists.
A solution for this isn't easy, we know. But a platform that empowers the self-publisher, and provides an enjoyable listening experience for their fans, is the platform that's needed. We want to make it.
And we're calling it Earworm.