Why are five thousand music industry pros from eighty countries descending on Cannes? Midem, the leading international event for the global music community, kicks off soon! Today on the Music Tectonics Podcast, we chat with Midem director Alexandre Deniot about Midem’s role in music business history, and how it’s shaping the industry’s future. Get a sneak peek at this year’s Midemlab, the music startup pitch competition that springboarded SoundCloud, Soundcharts, The Echo Nest, and Next Big Sound. Who will be 2019’s big success story? What are the music tech trends making waves at Midem this year, and what’s about to break out? Listen today to get Alexandre’s international perspective, and stay tuned for our upcoming Midem coverage! Podcast host Dmitri Vietze is in Cannes recording podcast interviews with Midemlab competitors and international music tech superstars. Learn more about Midem and Midemlab. Follow 2019’s conference happenings on twitter @Midem, #midem, and #midemlab. Keep up with Alexandre: @A7exandr3.
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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 news roundups, interviews with music tech movers & shakers, and more.