1) A look at BMW’s new entertainment apps integration with Peter Burgner – Future Music Camp 2013
Peter Burgner from the Entertainment and Music Apps division and BMW shows off the latest dashboard technology from car company that detects and interfaces directly with the apps on your phone. Integrations include Tunein, Stitcher and more.
2) Julian Krohn on the future of A&R (A&R Manager at Universal Music) – Future Music Camp 2013
Julian is A&R Pop/Progressive at Universal Music in Berlin. I ask him about the evolution of the role of A&R within a label. What are the responsibilities of A&R today? How does an act get discovered? How does A&R work effectively with both the digital marketing units of a label and artists’ management? How is the YouTube/GEMA standoff affecting artists in Germany?
3) Ryan Rauscher on Future Music Camp 2013 (Project Manager, SMIX.LAB – Popakademie)
Ryan is the long time organizer of the Future Music Camp, we talk about how the event has evolved over the past five years, students’ involvement, uptake of new services, the changes the digital music space.
4) Tobias Schiwek on new startup Endore.me – Future Music Camp 2013
In this interview I chat with Tobias Schiwek, Founder and CEO of Endore.me. Tobias is one of the founders of music streaming service Simfy, and here talks about his new startup Endore.me that aims to become Flipboard for entertainment. The app aggregates all relevant information on artists allowing fans to follow what their favorite acts are doing without having to visit a variety of different platforms. Lots of cool ideas here so make sure you check it out.
5) Ulysses Hüppauff, founder of music management company Odyssey Music Network – Future Music Camp 2013
Ulysses Hüppauff is the founder of Odyssey Music Network, an established artist management company. Ulysses started Odyssey after a number of years at Universal and Sony music & the company has built a solid roster of international artists including Apocalyptica. We talk about the evolution of management’s role as it becomes the hub for most of the artist’s activities. Ulysses is also working closely with Pledge music and has conducted a number of successful campaigns on the platform in Germany.