Issue 563: Music Tech Trends to Bolster the Music Biz in 2019; Four Issues That Will Decide the Future of Audio

Music Tech Trends to Bolster the Music Industry in 2019
Music Tech Trends to Bolster the Music Industry in 2019hackernoon.com
I’ve been deeply immersed in the music industry for a long time, and as I look back at the past year, I believe that 2018 may have been the most exhilarating period of technological innovation and…

"The Streaming Era Is F**king Exhausting": A Response
"The Streaming Era Is F**king Exhausting": A Responsedjbooth.net
The exhaustion of the streaming era doesn’t come from streaming, but from listener habits.

Radio gaga? Four issues that will decide the future of audio
Radio gaga? Four issues that will decide the future of audiotheconversation.com
Reports of the death of radio are, as ever, exaggerated – but it could re-engage with younger listeners.

Apple Music Connect was doomed from the start
Apple Music Connect was doomed from the startwww.macworld.com
Apple is killing its second attempt at a music-focused social network because nobody wants it.

UK artists are, on average, seeing four Spotify streams abroad for every one at home
UK artists are, on average, seeing four Spotify streams abroad for every one at homewww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Spotify is helping drive new levels of export success for British artists, according to the company’s Director of Economics, Will Page.

How big data has changed the music industry
How big data has changed the music industrychannels.theinnovationenterprise.com
Spotify has announced their first music streaming analytics tool, also known as Publishing Analytics. It would give music publishing companies daily streaming statistics for recordings

Spotify takes aim at Opera House advertising controversy in end-of-year campaign
Spotify takes aim at Opera House advertising controversy in end-of-year campaignmumbrella.com.au
Spotify is wrapping up 2018 with a prominent outdoor, digital and social campaign which reveals some key stats from the music streaming service,

Jen Danielson To Head Pandora Country Programming
Jen Danielson To Head Pandora Country Programmingwww.hypebot.com

Pandora has named Jen Danielson as Head of Country Programming. She joins after a decade at CMT, where she was most recently Director of Music Strategy.

Apple Music Streaming Now Available on Amazon Echo Devices
Apple Music Streaming Now Available on Amazon Echo Deviceswww.dealerscope.com
Amazon has opened up support for Apple Music through its Amazon Alexa app, bringing the streaming service to Echo devices.

The Evolution of 3rd-Party Playlisting
The Evolution of 3rd-Party Playlistingwww.awal.com
We dive into the ever-changing world of corporate music collections, pay-to-play schemes, and fine-tuned pitches for busy curators.

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Jeff loves music. He also loves band t-shirts, which has become something of an obsession. There's a vintage Roxy Music t-shirt on eBay for $299 he is absolutely going to get when he starts making the big bucks.