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DMT 138: Tunewiki, Apple & Indies, lucrative leaks, Pink Floyd “school” Pandora, Uberstations & more

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown) and Tom Satchwell (Beatsontoast, Fortitude PR). It’s a busy week as we tackle Tunewiki’s closure, the rumours surrounding iTunes Radio and the indie sector, the idea of Jay-Z’s Samsung deal being a controlled (& lucrative) leak, Spotify apps (where to?), Sony Music Unlimited and Xbox Music expanding their feature sets, Amazon to launch AutoRip in Germany, C3S crowdfunding, Saavn striking a deal with Tata Docomo, music streaming app Anghami reaching 2m users, Pink Floyd “schooling” Pandora in an editorial on USA Today & finally an interview with Michael Robertson on his new startup Uberstations.

You can find the shownotes with links to the articles discussed here: http://bit.ly/DMT138notes and below the show’s timeline and links to specific points on YouTube (make sure you subscribe to DMT’s YouTube channel)


00:15 Introduction & Guests
01:41 Tunewiki announces closure
11:11 iTunes Radio and the Indies
17:45 Jay-Z and Kanye West album releases – strategies?
26:20 Spotify Apps, how do they help artists and where are they heading?
35:00 Sony Music Unlimited releases iOS update with offline music playing
41:55 Xbox Music to announce a web-based version of the service (at long last…) ?
44:55 Amazon reaches a deal with GEMA to launch AutoRip in Germany
45:55 C3S to launch a crowdfunding campaign to kick start the project of a new pan-European collection society with Creative Commons provisions
50:15 Saavn strikes a deal with Tata Docomo, one of the country’s largest mobile operators
51:06 Anghami reaches 2 million users concentrating on Middle East and Northern African territories
52:08 Pink Floyd criticise Pandora in an editorial for USA Today –
01:00:10 Guest plugs – Darren: Eliza and the Bear, Spring Offensive, Houndstooth
Tom: Beatsontoast.wordpress.com & Fortitude Pr
01:02:25 An interview with Michael Robertson on his new startup Uberstations
01:10:23 Outro and end

Have a great week and ’till next time!

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

DMT 138: Tunewiki, Apple & Indies, lucrative leaks, Pink Floyd “school” Pandora, Uberstations & more

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown) and Tom Satchwell (BeatsontoastFortitude PR). It’s a busy week as we tackle Tunewiki’s closure, the rumours surrounding iTunes Radio and the indie sector, the idea of Jay-Z’s Samsung deal being a controlled (& lucrative) leak, Spotify apps (where to?), Sony Music Unlimited and Xbox Music expanding their feature sets, Amazon to launch AutoRip in Germany, C3S crowdfunding, Saavn striking a deal with Tata Docomo, music streaming app Anghami reaching 2m users, Pink Floyd “schooling” Pandora in an editorial on USA Today & finally an interview with Michael Robertson on his new startup Uberstations.

You can find the shownotes with links to the articles discussed here: http://bit.ly/DMT138notes and below the show’s timeline and links to specific points on YouTube (make sure you subscribe to DMT’s YouTube channel)

00:15 Introduction & Guests
01:41 Tunewiki announces closure
11:11 iTunes Radio and the Indies
17:45 Jay-Z and Kanye West album releases – strategies?
26:20 Spotify Apps, how do they help artists and where are they heading?
35:00 Sony Music Unlimited releases iOS update with offline music playing
41:55 Xbox Music to announce a web-based version of the service (at long last…) ?
44:55 Amazon reaches a deal with GEMA to launch AutoRip in Germany
45:55 C3S to launch a crowdfunding campaign to kick start the project of a new pan-European collection society with Creative Commons provisions
50:15 Saavn strikes a deal with Tata Docomo, one of the country’s largest mobile operators
51:06 Anghami reaches 2 million users concentrating on Middle East and Northern African territories
52:08 Pink Floyd criticise Pandora in an editorial for USA Today –
01:00:10 Guest plugs – Darren: Eliza and the Bear, Spring Offensive, Houndstooth
Tom: Beatsontoast.wordpress.com & Fortitude Pr
01:02:25 An interview with Michael Robertson on his new startup Uberstations
01:10:23 Outro and end

Have a great week and ’till next time!

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

DMT 138: Tunewiki, Apple & Indies, lucrative leaks, Pink Floyd “school” Pandora, Uberstations & more

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Darren Hemmings (Motive Unknown) and Tom Satchwell (BeatsontoastFortitude PR). It’s a busy week as we tackle Tunewiki’s closure, the rumours surrounding iTunes Radio and the indie sector, the idea of Jay-Z’s Samsung deal being a controlled (& lucrative) leak, Spotify apps (where to?), Sony Music Unlimited and Xbox Music expanding their feature sets, Amazon to launch AutoRip in Germany, C3S crowdfunding, Saavn striking a deal with Tata Docomo, music streaming app Anghami reaching 2m users, Pink Floyd “schooling” Pandora in an editorial on USA Today & finally an interview with Michael Robertson on his new startup Uberstations.

You can find the shownotes with links to the articles discussed here: http://bit.ly/DMT138notes and below the show’s timeline and links to specific points on YouTube (make sure you subscribe to DMT’s YouTube channel)

00:15 Introduction & Guests
01:41 Tunewiki announces closure
11:11 iTunes Radio and the Indies
17:45 Jay-Z and Kanye West album releases – strategies?
26:20 Spotify Apps, how do they help artists and where are they heading?
35:00 Sony Music Unlimited releases iOS update with offline music playing
41:55 Xbox Music to announce a web-based version of the service (at long last…) ?
44:55 Amazon reaches a deal with GEMA to launch AutoRip in Germany
45:55 C3S to launch a crowdfunding campaign to kick start the project of a new pan-European collection society with Creative Commons provisions
50:15 Saavn strikes a deal with Tata Docomo, one of the country’s largest mobile operators
51:06 Anghami reaches 2 million users concentrating on Middle East and Northern African territories
52:08 Pink Floyd criticise Pandora in an editorial for USA Today –
01:00:10 Guest plugs – Darren: Eliza and the Bear, Spring Offensive, Houndstooth
Tom: Beatsontoast.wordpress.com & Fortitude Pr
01:02:25 An interview with Michael Robertson on his new startup Uberstations
01:10:23 Outro and end

Have a great week and ’till next time!

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

DMT 136: iTunes Radio, 7Digital, Pandora vs ASCAP, the Music Unlimited price drop

This week on Digital Music Trends I’m joined by Clyde Smith (Hypebot.com) from N. Carolina, Jim Carroll (Irish Times) from Dublin and Alejandro Marin (themusicpimp.com) from Bogota’.. This week we cover – of course – Apple’s iTunes Radio announcement extensively from various different angles, we chat about 7Digital’s new streaming platform, Pandora’s op-ed explaining the acquisition of a small terrestrial radio station and Sony dropping the price for its Music Unlimited service. Here are this week’s shownotes though we only managed to cover half of what was on the google doc! http://bit.ly/DMT136Notes

Being in three different continents was quite fun as most of the stories we covered have potential international repercussions and it was pretty interesting to hear how perspectives may differ in different parts of the world.

Massive apologies for the dropped frames in the video version from around 4 minutes onwards, a Mac Pro is sorely needed to get the DMT recording up to speed and hopefully we’ll get a sponsor on board in the next month or so to help make that happen.

Timeline:
00:14 Introduction and guests intro
01:30 iTunes Radio announced at WWDC, fall launch and US only. Understated or underwhelming?
17:00 7Digital launches a DMCA-compliant streaming platform which will be accessible via API
24:45 Pandora becomes a terrestrial broadcaster (by acquiring a small station) and aims to get preferential ASCAP rates as a consequence
33:40 Sony Music Unlimited slashes its subscription costs, what does that mean and will consumers respond?

Have a great week and ’till next time
http;//www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

DMT 136: iTunes Radio, 7Digital, Pandora vs ASCAP, the Music Unlimited price drop

This week on Digital Music Trends I’m joined by Clyde Smith (Hypebot.com) from N. Carolina, Jim Carroll (Irish Times) from Dublin and Alejandro Marin (themusicpimp.com) from Bogota’.. This week we cover – of course – Apple’s iTunes Radio announcement extensively from various different angles, we chat about 7Digital’s new streaming platform, Pandora’s op-ed explaining the acquisition of a small terrestrial radio station and Sony dropping the price for its Music Unlimited service. Here are this week’s shownotes though we only managed to cover half of what was on the google doc! http://bit.ly/DMT136Notes

Being in three different continents was quite fun as most of the stories we covered have potential international repercussions and it was pretty interesting to hear how perspectives may differ in different parts of the world.

Massive apologies for the dropped frames in the video version from around 4 minutes onwards, a Mac Pro is sorely needed to get the DMT recording up to speed and hopefully we’ll get a sponsor on board in the next month or so to help make that happen.

Timeline:
00:14 Introduction and guests intro
01:30 iTunes Radio announced at WWDC, fall launch and US only. Understated or underwhelming?
17:00 7Digital launches a DMCA-compliant streaming platform which will be accessible via API
24:45 Pandora becomes a terrestrial broadcaster (by acquiring a small station) and aims to get preferential ASCAP rates as a consequence
33:40 Sony Music Unlimited slashes its subscription costs, what does that mean and will consumers respond?

Have a great week and ’till next time
http;//www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends