DMT 228: IFPI, Apple’s Music app, Exclusives Debate, Guitar Hero, Spotify’s Round, Mixcloud

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This week it was a real pleasure to welcome to the show Nico Perez (co-founder, Mixcloud) and Olivier de Simone (music industry consultant).

We start by chatting about the IFPI’s Digital Music Report 2015, which includes some interesting figures on the evolution of the digital music market. We also address Apple’s revamped Music app in the iOS 8.4 beta, the renewed focus on exclusives for music streaming services – – a good or a bad thing?, Spotify’s new round, Guitar Hero’s resurgence in a “live” setting, the UK’s vinyl chart, UMG’s 11.5m settlement in downloads royalties lawsuit, the latest from Mixcloud and much, much more.

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

Andrea Leonelli

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