Timmy ElsewhereNovember 7, 2007 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere2 CommentsTwo at The Business. The results of the Radiohead experiment and can we have some evidence with our policymaking, please? previousThe Queen\’s SpeechnextMemo to Guardian Journalists 2 thoughts on “Timmy Elsewhere” IanCroydon November 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm Perhaps Radiohead might abandon their “no sponsors” policy, allow free downloads, but put adverts on the web site. They’d probably make a lot more money, and it would be guarenteed regardless of how many downloads happened. Richardr November 7, 2007 at 7:00 pm Aren’t the royalties on a CD usually calculated on the wholesale price (or the published price to dealer as it is often called), meaning that their gain is higher than your calculations? Tim adds: I wouldn’t be willing to testify to those numbers in court, no. But as with book publishing (where I have read my own contracts) you can do it on nett recepits or gross. You adjust the percentages to make the final numbers come out the same. The 14 and 4% are, from memory, based on gross. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.