Sitemap - 2016 - MUSIC x

#47: Why I write this newsletter โœ PIAS founder interviews Merlin CEO ๐Ÿ”ฎ YouTube views down for some ๐Ÿ‘Ž Music streaming UX in 2017 ๐Ÿ“ฑ

#46: Music biz trends in 2016 ๐Ÿ”‘ | Monetizing video messaging ๐Ÿ“ฑ | Streaming startup challenges ๐Ÿ˜ซ | Understanding AI ๐Ÿค–

#45: Fan remixes & content strategy ๐Ÿ’• | Spotify ๐Ÿ’” Soundcloud | Smartphones & Latin music ๐ŸŒŽ | YouTube's $1bn payout ๐Ÿ’ฐ

#44: Transhumanism & music ๐ŸŒ  | The gender problem in music ๐Ÿ™… | Context aware music ๐Ÿ™ | Lots on Spotify ๐Ÿ“ฑ

#43: Building vs Creating ๐Ÿ›  | AI & music's future ๐Ÿค– | Online fan wars ๐Ÿ–• | Fan interaction & live shows ๐Ÿ“ฑ

#42: Startups inventing the future of music ๐Ÿ”ฎ | AI & big data in streaming ๐Ÿ”ข | Secondary ticketing ๐ŸŽซ | PC Music ๐ŸŽ€

#41: Moving Forward with Blockchain โฉ | Facebook as a media company ๐Ÿ“บ | IoT & the battle for the living room ๐Ÿ›‹ | Plenty more

#40: Moving beyond static music ๐Ÿ•น | Livestreaming revenue ๐Ÿค‘ | Make music in your browser ๐Ÿ’ป | More on bots ๐Ÿค– | Mixed reality ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

#39: Spotify Daily Mix as a standalone product ๐Ÿ“ฒ | Music, AI & copyright ๐Ÿค– | Data: media in 2017 ๐Ÿ”œ | 75% mobile internet use ๐Ÿคณ

#38: Ephemeral Content's Value ๐Ÿ”‘ | Streaming Services as Labels ๐Ÿ’ฟ | Music & Gender ๐Ÿ’ | AI ๐Ÿค– | China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ

#37: Accelerating the future of music ๐Ÿ›ซ | Music streaming profits ๐Ÿ„ | Record labels of the future ๐Ÿ’ป | Much more!

#36: Livestreaming enabling new business models ๐Ÿ’Œ | Music streaming consolidation ๐Ÿค | Secondary ticketing ๐ŸŽซ | Facebook VR ๐Ÿ‘“

#35: Spotify success: from 0 to 300k plays ๐Ÿ™Œ | How my headphones saved my life ๐ŸŽง | Spotify & Soundcloud? ๐Ÿ’– | EDM in Asia ๐ŸŒ

#34: Monetizing remix culture with Beatport's former CEO ๐Ÿ’ฐ | Understanding the price of music ๐Ÿ’ต | iHeartRadio ๐Ÿ“ป | AI-composed music ๐Ÿค–

#33: Music curation food chain ๐Ÿ” | Discovery tools ๐ŸŽถ | Universal & Sony's new app ๐Ÿ“ฑ | Loads more

#32: ๐ŸŒ Are gamers music's largest subculture? ๐ŸŽฎ | Streaming services as labels | ADE | Blockchain | New music price points

โšก Over 80% of businesses fail. Why should it be different for music?

#30: How to make music sustainable ๐ŸŒณ | Evolution of music discovery ๐Ÿ’ป | 5 big ideas for indie music ๐Ÿ’ก | Curated links, infographics & more ๐Ÿ‘€

#29: Building the world's largest DJ video platform ๐Ÿ“น and our changing relationship with music ๐ŸŽท

#28: โฌ†๏ธ Rise of Yellow Claw (Case-Study), Music & Machine Learning + Much More

#27: Spotify Release Radar, Discover Weekly, and the Habit Loop + Bots + Trendwatching + Links: TheWaveVR, Facebook VR, Music & Beer

#26: Special Edition! ๐ŸŽ‰ Learn to code, augmented reality & the future of music, links about Soundcloud,, Flipagram, album apps & much more!

#25: VKontakteโ€™s New Music Licenses have Global Implications + Neuroscience Behind Paying for Music + YouTube, Beatport, Flipagram & Spotify news & perspective

#24: Four Products That Show the Future of Music, the Dashboard Era of the Music Biz, More VR Experiences & (of course) Pokemon Go

#23: Pokรฉmon Go & the Future of Music + links & stats about the state of online music

#22: Are pay-per-stream royalties costing artists tens of thousands of dollars? - Apple & Tidal - Warner's $3B debt - Mixed reality

#21: Automate, or Get Automated: How to Save Yourself from the Robot Revolution + Music in Indie Games + DAO lessons + YouTube algorithms + Spotify, Netflix data + more

#20: Great Content and the Power of Networks, Twitter โค Soundcloud, SFX exits bankruptcy, Ethereum / DAO, video game soundtracks, and more!

#19: How Media is Changing (Us), McLuhanism, the Music Business 2.0, Algorithms and Big Data

#18: Building Attention-Holding Habits for Music, Bjรถrk, VR, Augmented Cognition, Open Source music, SOCAN & more

#17: Music industry not ready for Blockchain - plus: VR, Ethereum, Skin Orgasms, Chocolate & Illegal Raves

#16: Humans as Curators of Artificial Creativity, Gaming Industry Lessons, Bandcamp $uccess, YouTube is the New Google+

#15: The Rule of Seven for Music Discovery + Blockchain momentum + RIP iTunes? + Filter bubble fallacy + lots more

#14: Three Game Mechanics for the Music Biz + Chatbots + Pandora's comeback? + Apple Music revamp + Omnifone trouble + YouTube's talent dev bootcamps

#13: Ask More Questions โ“ Gender Equality in Music ๐Ÿ‘ซ First Rule of Pricing ๐Ÿ’ต Design for Humanity ๐Ÿก - MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE

#12: Dubstep, Clickbait and Culture as Content x I'm in London x App Store success, VR, and Minecraft

#11: 2025's Music Business, Music Growth Hacking 101, First Steps in Music & VR - MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE

#10: Three Important Trends for the Independent Music Biz (Fair Trade Music, D2F, New Formats)

#9 MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE: Unbundle Music Platforms to Monetize New Segments + meet me in London this month!

#8 MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE: Virtual Reality is Going to Change our Music Experience, Forever + Twitch + Open Sourcing the Music Industry & More!

#7: Why startup founders choose to ignore music copyright | MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE

#6: Thought experiment! What if copyright did not exist? | MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE

#5: Don't broadcast: how to make social media fun | MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE


#3 MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE: Monopolising Behaviour, Artists as Startups, Streaming's Future, and More!

#2 MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE: Streaming is NOT the future of music - let's move on

#1 MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE: VR & Music, Tribal Leadership, AI, Stream Fraud & More