The Purpose Of Music, AI Composers, Pre-Adds On Apple, And A New Way To Live Stream Festivals

June 21, 2019


June 16th - LA Times


Does the fragmented music streaming landscape keep us from connecting with people through music? Sorry, I had my ear-buds in.


June 17th - Vice

An AI just completed an unfinished piece from composer Antonín Dvořák, 115 years after his death. 


June 17th - Music Business Worldwide

Lover, Taylor Swift's seventh album, is the most pre-added album on Apple Music, with more than 222,400 pre-adds in four days. And its release date is two months away.


June 18th - Mashable 

LiveXLive is a new app that allows you to live-stream concerts and festivals so that you don't have to pay the full round trip plane ticket to see your favorite artists live. 






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Music Tectonics: at the epicenter of music and technology

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



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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