Issue 517: Democratizing Music Through Streaming Tech, Data Analytics; Why The SiriusXM Pandora Deal Makes So Much Sense

Democratizing Music Through Streaming Tech and Data Analytics

Brooke Michael Kain knows live music is cool, but says using data to delight customers is even cooler.

Here's Why The SiriusXM Pandora Deal Makes So Much Sense
The recent acquisition of Pandora by SiriusXM makes so much sense for both companies, and here are a few of the reasons why.

Five trends for digital music marketing in 2018 (and one to watch for 2019)
Five trends for digital music marketing in 2018 (and one to watch for 2019)musically.com
There are three pillars for music marketing in 2018: what you do with social media; with digital service providers; and with your own platforms.

Tencent Starting to Crack the Code on Music Streaming, Lead Edge's Green Says
Tencent Starting to Crack the Code on Music Streaming, Lead Edge's Green Sayswww.bloomberg.com

Mitchell Green, Lead Edge founding partner, discusses Tencent Music Entertainment Group filing for an IPO and the competitive environment in music streaming with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”

Terrestrial Radio Ducks Music Modernization Act, But Still Must Face the Music
Terrestrial Radio Ducks Music Modernization Act, But Still Must Face the Musicwww.billboard.com
The Music Modernization Act, now set to become law, is silent on one big remaining issue for the music industry: U.S. AM/FM radio stations pay nothing to broadcast the sound recordings they play.

Spotify, Europe's most valuable startup, is 10 years old
Spotify, Europe's most valuable startup, is 10 years oldqz.com
Europe has lagged the US and Asia in creating tech companies, with one notable exception

Modernizing the Music Business for the Streaming Era
Modernizing the Music Business for the Streaming Erawww.wnyc.org
In a rare bipartisan move, the House and Senate unanimously pass the Music Modernization Act which will update copyright rules …

29 Spotify Tips to Trick Out Your Music Streaming
29 Spotify Tips to Trick Out Your Music Streamingau.pcmag.com
Become a Spotify Power User by tapping these secret, baked-in functions.

Amazon launches its music streaming service in Canada
Amazon launches its music streaming service in Canada dailyhive.com
Shortly after launching Prime Music, Amazon has announced the expansion of a new ‘”unlimited” music streaming service for Canadians.

Behind Pandora’s Big Bet On Podcasts
Behind Pandora’s Big Bet On Podcastsadexchanger.com

As the largest digital audio platform in the US, Pandora is determined to capture a fair share of the burgeoning podcast market.

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