• Grace Elmer

The State of Music Streaming with Angela Abbott of TIDAL

This week, Angela Abbott from TIDAL joins co-hosts Dmitri Vietze and Tristra Newyear Yeager to explore the seismic shifts and emerging trends in music licensing and content consumption.

Learn more about TIDAL by Block, the global music streaming platform bringing fans closer to artists through unique experiences and the highest sound quality. Dive into Angela’s role at TIDAL as a member of the music licensing and business affairs team, overseeing commercial deal terms, streaming strategy, and partner/label management. Discover how companies like TIDAL are paving the way for innovation, creating new and unique ways for fans to consume content and interact with their favorite artists. Angela looks to the future of economic empowerment for artists and immersive experiences. How are pandemic era trends shaping the future of content consumption? Find out on this week’s episode.


1:15 TIDAL

2:09 Music licensing

5:25 The state of music streaming

9:37 Shifts and emerging trends

14:58 Making connections

22:50 Let's get sci-fi

29:25 Shoutouts


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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.