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CC: Hiring trends across community management, TikTok strategy, metaverse affairs, and more
September 07 2022

Introducing our new, collaborative editorial vertical about the future of work in the music business. On a biweekly basis, our research team highlights the most interesting jobs emerging in music — “interesting” defined as involving new technologies, skill sets, strategic priorities, and cross-industry synergies like in gaming, fitness, and podcasts — as a vector for charting potential futures for the music industry as a whole.

Metaverse
Choose your own adventure: A music metaverse path finder
July 13 2022

A self-directed guide for artists and their teams to explore the diverse set of entry points into musical metaverse experiences.

Metaverse
Meeting in the musical metaverse: Expectations vs. reality
July 11 2022

Cutting through the hype to present tangible, focused opportunities for growth and improvement around one of the most in-demand and fundamental use cases for musical metaverse experiences today: Having fun with friends.

Metaverse
3 ways to bring your music into the metaverse
July 08 2022

A diverse set of ideas to monetize music IP and engage meaningfully with fans in the metaverse, across three main categories: Creating visually immersive content, licensing music IP directly to platforms’ content libraries, and making artist IP available for user identity and expression.

Metaverse
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.

Database updates
From Spotify’s latest podcast acquisitions to more celebrity-backed metaverse startups: Our latest database updates
February 28 2022
Database updates
From Apple’s latest music startup acquisition to yet another scammy music NFT platform: Our latest database updates
February 14 2022
Database updates
From John Legend’s new NFT gig to (yet another) acquisition for Utopia Music: Our latest database updates
February 05 2022
Database updates
The week in music, tech and crypto: From Shawn Mendes’ latest NFT platform investment to new cash for live-events startups
January 29 2022
Database updates
The week in music, tech and crypto: More creator tool consolidation, and the importance of consistency in NFT drops
January 21 2022