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DMT 176: Rhapsody, UK Taxes, Mobile Piracy, Shazam & Juno, Spotify Apps, Linkin Park’s Game

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Matthew Ogle (This Is My Jam) and Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures). We discuss Rhapsody deciding against using the Echo Nest moving forward, Shazam’s partnership with Juno Records, music piracy on mobile, UK taxes and the closure of a loophole, the Pono’s success, Beats Music’s first (unofficial numbers), Spotify stopping submissions for new desktop client apps, Linkin Park’s new music game via Microsoft’s Projects Spark and much, much more.

You can find all the links to the stories discussed here.

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

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

DMT 176: Rhapsody, UK Taxes, Mobile Piracy, Shazam & Juno, Spotify Apps, Linkin Park’s Game

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Matthew Ogle (This Is My Jam) and Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures). We discuss Rhapsody deciding against using the Echo Nest moving forward, Shazam’s partnership with Juno Records, music piracy on mobile, UK taxes and the closure of a loophole, the Pono’s success, Beats Music’s first (unofficial numbers), Spotify stopping submissions for new desktop client apps, Linkin Park’s new music game via Microsoft’s Projects Spark and much, much more.

You can find all the links to the stories discussed here.

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

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

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DMT 176: Rhapsody, UK Taxes, Mobile Piracy, Shazam & Juno, Spotify Apps, Linkin Park’s Game

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Matthew Ogle (This Is My Jam) and Sitar Teli (Connect Ventures). We discuss Rhapsody deciding against using the Echo Nest moving forward, Shazam’s partnership with Juno Records, music piracy on mobile, UK taxes and the closure of a loophole, the Pono’s success, Beats Music’s first (unofficial numbers), Spotify stopping submissions for new desktop client apps, Linkin Park’s new music game via Microsoft’s Projects Spark and much, much more.

And at the end of the show a nice surprise for you all – like in the past two weeks I added two interviews from SXSW, the first being with Kjartan Slette, the Head of Strategy at music streaming service WiMP, and the second with Julien Mitelberg, the CEO at BandsInTown.



You can find all the links to the stories discussed here.

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

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

SXSW 2014 – An interview with Nagual Sounds, generating music through movement

SXSW 2014 Interview with Mark Moebius and Matthias Strobel from Nagual Sounds


1:00 What is the company all about and how did it all start?

2:10 How did the movement app come about and how did you develop it?

2:50 How do you make Nagual Dance intuitive for the general public?

3:43 How is this a step up from the tradition dance games you find in the malls?

4:45 Is the music that is being created completely original or popular music as well?

6:48 Is this all your own research or does it involve API integration?

7:30 How are you finding Berlin from a start-ups standpoint?

8:45 How are finding SXSW and what do you think it can bring to your company?

10:25 Can you see any other devices come into play that could integrate well with Nagual?

DMT 151: YouTube’s offline mode, FB & streaming data, Microsoft DJs, Discovr, BitTorrent & more

This week on Digital Music Trends it was a pleasure to welcome Emily White (Whitesmith Entertainment) and Seth Jackson (Strange Thoughts): we discuss YouTube’s reported offline mode and its potential impact, the issue of streaming services feeding all your listening data to Facebook, Microsoft’s Surface 2 DJ experiment: crazy or crazy cool?, iTunes Radio’s staggering week-one numbers, the brand new version of Discovr, BitTorrent Bundles expanding the alpha test phase with seven media partners and much more!

And you can find this week’s shownotes with links to the stories we talked about here: http://bit.ly/DMT151notes.

I hope you enjoy the show and don’t forget to send your feedback/questions/points to contact@digitalmusictrends.com, have a great week and ’till next time!


This week’s show is sponsored by media law firm Sheridans, at http://www.sheridans.co.uk, we thank them for their support of Digital Music Trends.

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

Show Timeline:
00:15 Introduction and guests intro
02:15 YouTube reportedly introducing an offline mode, how will the music industry react?
05:15 Is there a concern here that YouTube’s offline mode would end up competing with the premium mobile offering of services like Spotify and Rdio?
07:15 Ian Rogers brought up a good point in relation to music services that send all your play information to Facebook. Is there a reason to have that turned on and should users think about switching that link off?
11:20 Microsoft launches a DJ Tool with the new Surface 2 although it’s not on sale yet. Crazy move or a way for them to appeal to a new market?
14:50 App Edjing raises 2.5 million dollars towards a new DJ application
21:46 iTunes Radio racks up 11 million users in the first week, will they stick around and what about iTunes’ potential international reach?
28:10 Twitter hires Bob Moczydlowsky from Topspin to head the company’s music division, after putting Nathan Hubbard on the Head of Commerce seat how is Twitter positioning itself in the music space?
32:00 Discovr has overhauled its application introducing a strong social element
36:45 BitTorrent launches a wider alpha program for it Bundles with 7 media partners, how will this play in the future of direct to fan and distribution?
41:35 The Streaming Task Force looked at 3,000 users’ habits in the USA when it comes to music consumption online, we look at the results and what they could mean…