The Year That Accelerated Everything: Music Tech in 2020
Updated: Jan 15, 2021
Music Tech strategist and writer Tristra Newyear Yeager joins host Dmitri Vietze to dig into the highs and lows of the most tumultuous year for the music industry in decades. How did the pandemic accelerate the adoption of new technologies for professional artists, music consumers, and the growing number of creators who fall somewhere in between? Will 2020’s lessons on scarcity and abundance change the way music is made, released, and promoted? What will future virtual concerts look and feel like? Why so many IPOs and DPOs in the music biz in 2020? Who is poised to cut the Gordian knot of music licensing that stymies so many rising tech companies that augment their products with music? Which trends are getting Dmitri and Tristra most excited for 2021? Listen for a chance to talk back and win one of Dmitri’s fave books!
Tristra and Dmitri mention these thoughtful pieces:
Bas Grasmayer and Maarten Walraven on what to watch out for in 2021
Mark Mulligan on creator tools and “prosumers.”
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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.