Srishti Das (Founder, Hivewire) on music strategy for emerging markets
August 19 2023

Understanding the opportunity in “emerging markets” is not just about completing marketing checkboxes on consumption numbers, dollars, or shiny features. It’s about appreciating the unique cultural, social, and economic nuances that shape local tastes, consumption patterns, and creative innovations over time.

Starter Pack: Music streaming platform models
July 14 2023

A comprehensive introduction to music streaming platforms, their underlying payment models, and their consequences for artists’ career and release strategies.

Artificial intelligence
Making music with AI? Start with these ethical guidelines
June 08 2023

Is there a chance to creatively and ethically leverage the power of this technology to further our work? Here’s a framework to make it happen.

9 design principles for a musical metaverse
July 06 2022

A set of nine artist- and fan-centric design principles for building the next generation of musical metaverse experiences.

Community barometer
Community Barometer, Q1 2022: Our pulse on Web3, community-building and more
February 11 2022

Now that we’re easing our way into 2022, we thought now would be a good time to check in on how we’re feeling about the future of the music industry. Has the hype and excitement around tech trends in 2021 burned off — or has it morphed into something solid and sustainable?

An overabundance of music NFT platforms — and scams
October 05 2021
Music royalties
The case for a post-royalties music industry
Inaugural Barometer Survey: The most pressing issues in music and tech right now
September 07 2021
How Spotify’s new advertising strategy impacts artists
August 13 2021
Is Bandcamp’s new vinyl pressing service a ripoff?
April 14 2021
SoundCloud, “digicore” and the observer effect in emerging music scenes
February 23 2021
Four revelations from Amazon Music’s podcast plans
January 11 2021