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May 23, 2019

SoundExchange CEO and president Mike Huppe digs into all the ways the organization works to make the music industry more fair and frictionless through the tools they provide and the advocacy they do. In this candid interview, Mike goes in-depth into why he calls the MM...

May 8, 2019

Cherie Hu returns to Music Tectonics to delve into the week's news!  Cherie digs deeper into why Hip Hop doesn't dominate YouTube's top premieres (a story from her Water + Music newsletter). What does Peloton's licensing problem mean for how the fitness...

May 2, 2019

Stephen White, CEO and Chairman of Dubset, lays out financial and legal risks the world's 55 million DJs used to face and how Dubset’s derivative content licensing and legal distribution bring DJs (and their 650 million fans worldwide) into the music biz fold. Wha...

April 25, 2019

Karen Allen's InRotation channel brings new music to Twitch, the livestreaming platform designed for gamers. She takes host Dmitri Vietze on a tour of the live streaming landscape, what Twitch users love about the experience, and how successful music streamers build a...

April 18, 2019

Spotify keeps antagonizing songwriters, YouTube turns interactive, KFC takes marketing too far, and much more. Rock paper scissors' resident music tech experts, Tristra Newyear Yeager and Jade Prieboy, dig into the week's biggest and weirdest music tech news with host...

April 11, 2019

April 8, 2019- wired

Ikea and Sonos have partnered together to create a new line of speakers. The speaker line, which will go on sale in August, includes a lamp and shelf that double as speakers. 

April 8, 2019- billboard

A recent study done by the University of Glasgow a...

March 28, 2019

Warner signs an algorithm (sort of), Myspace loses a decade, and music discovery happens where you least expect it. Rock paper scissors' resident music tech experts, Tristra Newyear Yeager and Jade Prieboy, dig into the week's headlines with host Dmitri Vietze....

March 21, 2019

Join Vickie Nauman, music tech strategy consultant and founder of CrossBorderWorks, and host Dmitri Vietze as they delve into the music tech acquisitions that shaped where the industry is today. Should music tech startups plan to get acquired, or to grow on their own?...

March 12, 2019

Deborah Fairchild and Drew Waters, President and Vice President of VEVA Sound, chat with host Dmitri Vietze about what metadata can do for listeners, artists, and labels. They make the case for metadata's increasing importance as music technology shifts the industry, a...

March 7, 2019

Join Dae Bogan, founder and CEO of TuneRegistry, as he speaks with host Dmitri Vietze about the exciting LA tech scene. Hear about TuneRegistry’s  beginning, changes in the LA tech scene, and exciting music technology events. As Los Angeles takes music tech more seriou...

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Music Tectonics: at the epicenter of music and technology

October 28-29, 2019 | Skirball Cultural Center | Los Angeles

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Podcast

The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. The podcast includes news roundups, interviews, and more. Our host is Dmitri Vietze, CEO of PR firm rock paper scissors.

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