Tag Archives: Subscription business model

564px-Old_radio September 29

Helping Bands Play to the Crowd, Long Before the Show – NYTimes.com

Only 15 shows booked so far, but an interesting idea – sort of the Air BnB of concert booking.  If this could be combined with the new trend in concerts in private homes, it could get really interesting. Helping Bands Play to the Crowd, Long Before the Show – NYTimes.com.

564px-Old_radio August 06

Who killed the music industry? An interactive explainer | PandoDaily

An easy to follow essay on how we got into this mess: Who killed the music industry? An interactive explainer | PandoDaily.

564px-Old_radio July 29

What’s the new A&R?

In my previous post, I discussed the recent announcement by Thom Yorke of Radiohead that he was pulling his music from Spotify. This announcement has caused quite a stir, with lots of people taking pro and anti Spotify positions.  It’s important to have this sort of debate, but the focus on Spotify is causing people […]

early-television June 11

TV or Not TV

There’s a good article by Henry Blodget about the move to online video at Business Insider Here are some reactions off the top of my head: Interesting and clear. Blodget has a good track record on predicting trends. However (and this is a big, “however”) in my opinion, the doomsayers are missing the real story […]