A close look on digital music and the old music record format sales comparison from emarketer. Well this is a witness of the downfall of soon-to-be-museumized old record format.
Radiohead knows very well where their source of income is. After their new album spreads freely via the free download, soon after they announce the tour, KACLINGGG, that’s when their cash start to flow free to their cash register. Think Merchandise, Concert Ticket, Sponsors and so on. Smart.