In the music streaming era, how do fans find out who’s playing on their favorite tracks? What happened to all the credits that used to fill album liner notes with fine print? Finally, there’s an IMDB for music credits: Jaxsta. CEO and co-founder Jacqui Louez Schoorl sat down with podcast host Dmitri Vietze in a quiet corner at DIY Musician Conference. Learn how she went from working on Star Wars to building the world’s largest official database for music credits. Jaxsta puts music discovery tools back into fans’ hands, so you can follow the sounds and artists that matter to you. Track down that amazing backup singer and that killer sax player and listen to everything they’ve ever worked on. Jacqui has years of experience in the film and music industries, so she knows why credits are critical for crew and performers, too. Find out how Jaxsta works with data partners to get authoritative credits, what’s next for Jaxsta as a business, and how music discovery might change thanks to the rabbit holes that Jaxsta opens up for avid listeners.
What will you discover? Go digital cratedigging at jaxsta.com, where you can also learn about the upcoming Pro release for music professionals. Connect with Jaxsta all over the interwebs at Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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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.