Curious about our Music 4.5 Smart Radio: Playlists 2 seminar in London? Watch the highlights in the video below. Music 4.5 Smart Radio: Playlists 2 from 2Pears on Vimeo.
“We are now in the ‘sustained listening’ business,” said Chris Cooke of CMU, as he kicked off Music 4.5 SmartRadio: Playlists 2 on 14 April 2016 at Lewis Silkin in London. Conceived, organized and executed by 2Pears – the team creating opportunities and events to
As we gear up for Music 4.5 Smart Radio: Playlists 2 TOMORROW (14 April) we’ve been looking at how playlists are curated, created, distributed and monetized, as well as their role in music promotion and in enhancing brands. In praise of a good playlist Here
Playlists touch nearly every facet of the music industry. They matter – for artists, for labels, for curators, for broadcast radio, for streaming companies, and for brands. But the landscape is changing. At Music 4.5, we pride ourselves on bringing together the best and brightest
Carlos Casany is an independent playlist curator and founder of indiemono, a community for curators. We caught up with him to hear about indiemono’s development, how he curates his Spotify playlists, and why he told Rolling Stone Magazine that his integrity was “not for sale.” -Thanks for
At last week’s Music 4.5: The YouTube Paradox, musicians, music-tech experts, industry analysts and journalists gathered to discuss what lessons the music industry can learn from the success of YouTube’s native creators. But another theme emerged throughout the afternoon – how YouTube competes with (or
In November Music 4.5 looked into playlists at our first seminar in New York. “Very interesting seminar, my take away is that playlists are probably the future of radio when younger audiences switch to music streaming instead of radio. For a lean back experience they
Are playlists the new radio? This is is one of the many questions we discussed at Music 4.5 Playlist seminar in New York. If you’re interested in finding out more about what happened during the day, you might have seen the write-up already. Here is
Long ago, back in the days of the dot-com bubble, I was mildly obsessed with an Internet radio website called Spinner. It divided music into curated playlists based on genre (90s Females, 80s Pop, Electronica) and drew celebrity guest DJs, such as Madonna and Faith Hill.
Playlists. They are – to put it mildly – huge. Huge for streaming services, huge for consumers, and huge for artists and labels. They can make or break a song’s popularity, and hence, its revenue. “A track’s streams will spike after it’s added to a