Zola Jesus, an artist I quite admire, posted this over the weekend.
Click on the above and follow the thread. Something’s definitely broken.
The detective work regarding the mysterious Jan Thiel is interesting as that person doesn’t seem to exist. (If you’ve been to Curaçao, there’s a beach by that name, but ignore that.)
How does this artist get that many streams with only 72 followers? Jan Thiel music is only found on five Spotify-curated playlists, too.
Something/someone is getting gamed./