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Digital Music Trends 145 Best of Show January to July 2013

DMT 145: Best of 2013 so far…Daisy, Google Play, Twitter Music, MySpace, iTunes Radio, Jay-Z

This week on Digital Music Trends a massive Best Of show spanning January to July 2013. I picked extracts covering the biggest stories of the year so far and created a rumors-to-announcement-to-release summary of the discussions on the likes of Google Play Music All Access, Twitter Music and iTunes Radio. Other stories covered include the upcoming Daisy streaming service, the re-launch of MySpace, Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail release and the latest on Spotify.

Appearing on the show are David Emery (Beggars Group), Duncan Geere, Will Mills (Shazam), Syd Lawrence (Wemakeawesomesh.it), Karim Fanous (Music Ally), Steve Knopper (Rolling Stone), Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures), Nikke Osterback (Saari Music), Stuart Dredge (Music Ally), Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown), Jeff Price (Audiam), J Herskowitz (Tomahawk), Marcus Taylor (Venture Harbor), Dave Allen (North.com), Eliot Van Buskirk (Evolver.fm), Ben Sisario (New York Times), Matthew Hawn, Stephen O’Reilly (Topspin, Mobile Roadie), Virginie Berger (Don’t Believe the Hype), Adam Webb, Richard Kirstein (Resilient Music), Eric Eitel (all2gethernow) , Andrea Groetzke (all2gethernow), Martyn Davies (SendGrid), Glenn Peoples (Billboard), Clyde Smith (Hypebot), Jim Carrol (Irish Times), Alejandro Mairin (MusicPimpBlog), Tom Satchwell (Beatsontoast). See below for a detailed timeline.


I hope you enjoy the show, if you did please pass it on to a colleague, friend or like minded digital music geek! Have a great week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

Below a timeline of the show:
00:10 Intro
01:39 Music streaming service Daisy, from the announcement in January to the latest news…
18:50 the MySpace relaunch backed by Justin Timberlake was a hot item in the first few months of 2013…
30:00 The announcement of Twitter Music was highly anticipated, but how did it go down?
41:00 Google Play Music All Access was still just a rumor back in February when we first talked about it, watch the story unfold all the way up to launch…
01:02:30 Spotify acquired Tunigo…
01:06:38 Spotify came under scrutiny after Nigel Godrich’s remarks on streaming (echoed by Thom Yorke), here’s the big streaming debate!
01:18:23 Spotify’s 2012 financial results…
01:22:06 iTunes Radio, from the days when we were still calling it iRadio to the announcement…
01:45:00 Jay-Z’s Samsung partnership and the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, from announcement to week 1 sales.

DMT 145: Best of 2013 so far…Daisy, Google Play, Twitter Music, MySpace, iTunes Radio, Jay-Z

This week on Digital Music Trends a massive Best Of show spanning January to July 2013. I picked extracts covering the biggest stories of the year so far and created a rumors-to-announcement-to-release summary of the discussions on the likes of Google Play Music All Access, Twitter Music and iTunes Radio. Other stories covered include the upcoming Daisy streaming service, the re-launch of MySpace, Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail release and the latest on Spotify.

Appearing on the show are David Emery (Beggars Group), Duncan Geere, Will Mills (Shazam), Syd Lawrence (Wemakeawesomesh.it), Karim Fanous (Music Ally), Steve Knopper (Rolling Stone), Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures), Nikke Osterback (Saari Music), Stuart Dredge (Music Ally), Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown), Jeff Price (Audiam), J Herskowitz (Tomahawk), Marcus Taylor (Venture Harbor), Dave Allen (North.com), Eliot Van Buskirk (Evolver.fm), Ben Sisario (New York Times), Matthew Hawn, Stephen O’Reilly (Topspin, Mobile Roadie), Virginie Berger (Don’t Believe the Hype), Adam Webb, Richard Kirstein (Resilient Music), Eric Eitel (all2gethernow) , Andrea Groetzke (all2gethernow), Martyn Davies (SendGrid), Glenn Peoples (Billboard), Clyde Smith (Hypebot), Jim Carrol (Irish Times), Alejandro Mairin (MusicPimpBlog), Tom Satchwell (Beatsontoast). See below for a detailed timeline.

I hope you enjoy the show, if you did please pass it on to a colleague, friend or like minded digital music geek! Have a great week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

Below a timeline of the show:
00:10 Intro
01:39 Music streaming service Daisy, from the announcement in January to the latest news…
18:50 the MySpace relaunch backed by Justin Timberlake was a hot item in the first few months of 2013…
30:00 The announcement of Twitter Music was highly anticipated, but how did it go down?
41:00 Google Play Music All Access was still just a rumor back in February when we first talked about it, watch the story unfold all the way up to launch…
01:02:30 Spotify acquired Tunigo…
01:06:38 Spotify came under scrutiny after Nigel Godrich’s remarks on streaming (echoed by Thom Yorke), here’s the big streaming debate!
01:18:23 Spotify’s 2012 financial results…
01:22:06 iTunes Radio, from the days when we were still calling it iRadio to the announcement…
01:45:00 Jay-Z’s Samsung partnership and the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, from announcement to week 1 sales.

DMT 145: Best of 2013 so far…Daisy, Google Play, Twitter Music, MySpace, iTunes Radio, Jay-Z

This week on Digital Music Trends a massive Best Of show spanning January to July 2013. I picked extracts covering the biggest stories of the year so far and created a rumors-to-announcement-to-release summary of the discussions on the likes of Google Play Music All Access, Twitter Music and iTunes Radio. Other stories covered include the upcoming Daisy streaming service, the re-launch of MySpace, Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail release and the latest on Spotify.

Appearing on the show are David Emery (Beggars Group), Duncan Geere, Will Mills (Shazam), Syd Lawrence (Wemakeawesomesh.it), Karim Fanous (Music Ally), Steve Knopper (Rolling Stone), Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures), Nikke Osterback (Saari Music), Stuart Dredge (Music Ally), Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown), Jeff Price (Audiam), J Herskowitz (Tomahawk), Marcus Taylor (Venture Harbor), Dave Allen (North.com), Eliot Van Buskirk (Evolver.fm), Ben Sisario (New York Times), Matthew Hawn, Stephen O’Reilly (Topspin, Mobile Roadie), Virginie Berger (Don’t Believe the Hype), Adam Webb, Richard Kirstein (Resilient Music), Eric Eitel (all2gethernow) , Andrea Groetzke (all2gethernow), Martyn Davies (SendGrid), Glenn Peoples (Billboard), Clyde Smith (Hypebot), Jim Carrol (Irish Times), Alejandro Mairin (MusicPimpBlog), Tom Satchwell (Beatsontoast). See below for a detailed timeline.

I hope you enjoy the show, if you did please pass it on to a colleague, friend or like minded digital music geek! Have a great week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

Below a timeline of the show:
00:10 Intro
01:39 Music streaming service Daisy, from the announcement in January to the latest news…
18:50 the MySpace relaunch backed by Justin Timberlake was a hot item in the first few months of 2013…
30:00 The announcement of Twitter Music was highly anticipated, but how did it go down?
41:00 Google Play Music All Access was still just a rumor back in February when we first talked about it, watch the story unfold all the way up to launch…
01:02:30 Spotify acquired Tunigo…
01:06:38 Spotify came under scrutiny after Nigel Godrich’s remarks on streaming (echoed by Thom Yorke), here’s the big streaming debate!
01:18:23 Spotify’s 2012 financial results…
01:22:06 iTunes Radio, from the days when we were still calling it iRadio to the announcement…
01:45:00 Jay-Z’s Samsung partnership and the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, from announcement to week 1 sales.

DMT 132: Google Music, iRadio, Slacker & iHeartRadio, GRD, Soundcloud, Midem & more

This week on Digital Music Trends I’m joined by Darren Hemmings, founder of digital marketing agency Motive Unknown, and Stephen O’Reilly, director of Topspin UK & director of International Sales at Mobile Roadie.

This week we start by talking about the Google Music breaking news story, speculating on what will happen at the Google I/O event which unfortunately is due to happen just hours after this week’s DMT recording. We also talk about Apple’s woes lining up the licenses for iRadio, the growth of internet radio services like Slacker and iHeartRadio in the US, we talk about the Global Repertoire Database initiative setting up shop in London and Berlin, Midem moving dates by a week in 2014, Soundcloud opening a NY office and the upcoming Great Escape festival in Brighton.

You can find the shownotes for this week’s episode here: http://bit.ly/132notes

And below you’ll find a list of the subject addressed in the show with timings which can serve as reference if you’re listening to the show or as a link if want to watch it on YouTube.

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

Andrea Leonelli
@digimusictrends
digitalmusictrends.com

DMT 132 Timeline

00:18 Introduction of guests

01:10 Breaking: Google launching a music subscription service? Discussion on what’s to come (pre Google I/O announcement that happened a few hours later)

14:30 Apple struggling in its licensing negotiations for iRadio?

22:40 Slacker and iHeartRadio both announcing healthy growth in listeners, we discuss the Slacker model in its free personalized radio to fully-fledged on-demand service.

27:00 How are current subscription services doing when it comes to offer personalized radio services?

29:14 The Global Repertoire Database announced the opening of offices in London and Berlin. Is the industry mature enough to understand its importance and make sure it succeeds?

36:00 Soundcloud opens an office in NY headed by former National Director of Strategic Partnerships at Pandora, does that mean a faster push towards advertising?

41:30 Midem changes dates to the first 1st/4th February

43:40 The Great Escape kicks off on the 16th of May

47:28 Guest’s projects and outro

 

 

 

 

 

DMT 132: Google Music, iRadio, Slacker & iHeartRadio, GRD, Soundcloud, Midem & more

This week on Digital Music Trends I’m joined by Darren Hemmings, founder of digital marketing agency Motive Unknown, and Stephen O’Reilly, director of Topspin UK & director of International Sales at Mobile Roadie.

This week we start by talking about the Google Music breaking news story, speculating on what will happen at the Google I/O event which unfortunately is due to happen just hours after this week’s DMT recording. We also talk about Apple’s woes lining up the licenses for iRadio, the growth of internet radio services like Slacker and iHeartRadio in the US, we talk about the Global Repertoire Database initiative setting up shop in London and Berlin, Midem moving dates by a week in 2014, Soundcloud opening a NY office and the upcoming Great Escape festival in Brighton.

You can find the shownotes for this week’s episode here: http://bit.ly/132notes

And below you’ll find a list of the subject addressed in the show with timings which can serve as reference if you’re listening to the show or as a link if want to watch it on YouTube.

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

Andrea Leonelli
@digimusictrends
digitalmusictrends.com

DMT 132 Timeline

00:18 Introduction of guests

01:10 Breaking: Google launching a music subscription service? Discussion on what’s to come (pre Google I/O announcement that happened a few hours later)

14:30 Apple struggling in its licensing negotiations for iRadio?

22:40 Slacker and iHeartRadio both announcing healthy growth in listeners, we discuss the Slacker model in its free personalized radio to fully-fledged on-demand service.

27:00 How are current subscription services doing when it comes to offer personalized radio services?

29:14 The Global Repertoire Database announced the opening of offices in London and Berlin. Is the industry mature enough to understand its importance and make sure it succeeds?

36:00 Soundcloud opens an office in NY headed by former National Director of Strategic Partnerships at Pandora, does that mean a faster push towards advertising?

41:30 Midem changes dates to the first 1st/4th February

43:40 The Great Escape kicks off on the 16th of May

47:28 Guest’s projects and outro