DMT 190: IMPALA vs YouTube,, Songza, Rdio, SoundCloud

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This week on Digital Music Trends a special episode featuring Emmanuel Legrand and David Downs as well as the executive chair of IMPALA Helen Smith and the CMO of Soundrop Thomas Ford.

We open the show by talking with Helen about the antitrust complaint IMPALA recently filed against YouTube with the European Commission, we discuss what the complaint is all about, the timeline, potential outcomes and lots more.
After that we hear from the Chief Marketing Officer of Soundrop Thomas Ford who tells us all about the company’s new product aimed to support artist’s marketing efforts called
Finally in the news section we tackle Google’s acquisition of Songza, Rdio’s acquisition of TastemakerX, Soundcloud’s new app (pros and cons), RIAA Digital Platinum certifications and lots more.

I really hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and ’till next time!

Andrea Leonelli

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