• Grace Elmer

Music Industry Pulse Check: Live from Music Biz

Live from the 2022 Music Biz Conference in Nashville, TN! Join Dmitri Vietze as he chats with music industry leaders Dan Runcie, Russ Crupnick, Jim Griffin, and Robert Singerman, for a music industry pulse check.

Feel the “pre-pandemic energy” of this year's Music Biz Conference with Dan Runcie, founder and host of Trapital, as he shares his take on web3, NFTs, and the metaverse. Learn more about Trapital, the online platform and podcast providing insights from the business of hip-hop, music, and entertainment. Catch up with Russ Crupnick, managing partner of MusicWatch. Find out how MusicWatch is providing marketing research and industry analysis for the music industry while facilitating data driven conversations. What’s driving the evolution of vinyl? Is music recession proof? Get the latest updates on digital monetization and compensation with Jim Griffin, VP of Digital Rights at Pex. Dive into the power of music and lyrics with Robert Singerman, SVP, of International Publishing at LyricFind. How can accurate music lyric translations connect communities around the world? What’s next for the music industry? Find out on this week’s episode.


1:15 Dan Runcie

5:11 Russ Crupnick

15:20 4th Annual Music Tectonics Conference

16:25 Jim Griffin

43:38 Robert Singerman


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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.