Tag: rdio

by Julie Keck

1. The Web is a lab for marketable TV content, and vice versa (Sam Thielman / AdWeek) 2. Time Warner CEO open to bundling online HBO subscription with broadband plans (Bryan Bishop / The Verge) 3. Internet radio services becoming more mainstream (Ryan Faughnder / LA Times) 4. Pinterest sees growing number of journalists using [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Technology is ever entwined with the way we listen to music. There have been vinyl records (78 rpm to 45 rpm to 33 1/3 rpm), 8-track, radio, cassette, CD, digital downloads and streaming. Despite the boom in streaming music with Pandora, Rdio, Spotify and now iTunes Radio, there’s also been a resurgence for vinyl records, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Is online video reinventing the future of broadcast? (Huffington Post) 2. Tell Me More‘s “Social Me” explores online anonymity and how young people interact (NPR) 3. 3 keys to social media success: Social base, social glue and social engine (Forbes) 4. Facebook’s privacy payout: $5, $10 or nothing (GigaOm) 5. Music streamer Rdio expands [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

Click to read all SXSW coverage As I noted in the my SXSW Music 2012 post last week, subscription services and engagement apps are quickly becoming core factors driving the music industry and the conversations surrounding them. Services such as Spotify and Rdio are responsible for an increasing percentage of music consumption. And apps, such [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

The common ground between technology developers and music companies becomes clearer and clearer every year at SXSW. For many years, the festival has seen a distinct interdependence between the two industries. However, as the Interactive conference transitions into the Music conference, the two industries are beginning to show significantly different trajectories. While the Interactive conference [...] more »

by Jason Feinberg

SXSW is easily the most chaotic experience in the music industry. For the 14,000 people that attend the music conference it provides opportunities to immerse themselves in the ecosystem that powers much of the global business. It is one of the best times to tee up deals and relationships that could power significant developments for [...] more »