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DMT 179: Gramofon, Deezer, Sprint, Rate Courts, Pono, Megaupload, Smule

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This week on Digital Music Trends a packed show featuring Steve Knopper (Rolling Stone), Andy Malt (CMU) as well as a contribution from Deborah Newman (MusicStrat) on the US rate court proceedings.

We discuss the new Gramofon hardware project that debuted on Kickstarter this week and that is closely tied to Fon, news from Deezer as the company announces new features and a tie-up with Samsung in Europe, Smule’s new $16.6m round, Universal Music’s acquisition of Eagle Rock Entertainment, the Pono closing its Kickstarter at $6.2m, Kim Dotcom’s assets and fresh legal trouble for Megaupload, P2P legal in Spain and finally as mentioned earlier we delve deep into the rate court cases to understand what’s happening in the US with Deborah Newman from MusicStrat.

I really hope you enjoy this packed show, I’d love to hear from you so make sure you get in touch with @digimusictrends on twitter or email contact@digitalmusictrends.com

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com 

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

DMT 174: Echo Nest and Spotify, Pono, MILK + interviews with Spotify and OpenAura

A live show! Digital Music Trends 174 was recorded live at SXSW 2014 with Brian Zisk (SFMusicTech), Jim Carroll (Irish Times) and Kevin Breuner (CD Baby). We chat about Spotify’s acquisition of the Echo Nest, Neil Young launching the Pono as a Kickstarter, Samsung launching MILK and Balcony.tv’s acquisition by The Orchard. At the end of the show I added two interviews recorded here at SXSW, one with Sachin Doshi, Spotify’s head of development and analysis, and one with Kevin Arnold, founder of OpenAura.

DMT’s March coverage is brought to you by Omnifone and MusicGraph, we thank them for their support of the show, it would not be happening without them so go and check them out.

I really hope you enjoy this week’s show and check out all the coverage of SXSW on sxsw.digitalmusictrends.com. Have a great week and ‘till next time!

Andrea