What is this? This is a GIF made by the Swedish Recording Industray Association, and it breaks down music revenues in Sweden over the past 10 years—pretty self explanatory, but fascinating to see. Why Sweden? Well for one, Sweden is the country of origin to two of the most successful streaming services in the world, Spotify and Souncloud. Also, they have some pretty great music.
We all know that streaming is taking over in music, but watching it happen in a damn moving pie chart is still worth 10 seconds. One thing to note: as streaming continues to take over and the kinks get worked out, revenues are starting to rise:
(Digital Music News)