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Is Music Even Social? Dan Yen CEO of Vertigo

In this week’s episode, Dmitri Vietze joins Dan Yen, CEO of Vertigo, to explore the new and exciting ways Vertigo is integrating music listening into social experiences.

Discover how the tech platform helps artists boost streams on DSPs by synching their music with live and recorded video experiences. Find out how Vertigo is equipping artists with the tools they need to maximize their streaming revenues by connecting their Spotify and Apple Music artist profiles with their live and recorded content on Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and other social platforms. Dan shares how Vertigo’s artist lounges connect fan engagement with music listening by allowing artists to go live, chat with fans, and host live listening parties all in one fun, interactive experience. Is music even social? How can online platforms replicate the excitement of live concerts in virtual settings? Find out on this week’s episode.


0:50 Vertigo Music

2:55 Origin of Vertigo

4:38 Connecting engagement and music listening

7:15 How do artists make money on Vertigo?

10:21 Vertigo Studio

13:52 The future @ Vertigo

17:50 Dan Yen

21:46 Let's get sci-fi 🚀


Check out Dmitri's office Spotify playlists mentioned in this week's episode!

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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.