Starter Packs
Starter Pack: Digital music curation
March 20 2023

If the music industry is an orchestra, curation is like its conductor — arranging and guiding otherwise disparate artists, scenes, and styles into a dynamic, narrative whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts.

Wavelengths 001: The state of music curation and discovery in Web3
November 07 2022

In late September, we hosted our first Wavelengths in Brooklyn, where industry leaders discussed Music Curation & Discovery in Web3.

A needs-driven approach to music NFT metadata
October 12 2022

A proposal for a more minimalist, needs-driven approach to ironing out a music NFT metadata schema, grounded in emerging contextual use cases around the artist/fan journey in Web3.

How Spotify’s recommendations UX might be pushing down per-stream royalty rates — even if total payouts increase
November 17 2020
Gen Z’s take on the future of new music discovery
November 04 2020
How A&Rs use data to scout and evaluate artists
October 26 2020
How smart speakers are changing music listening
September 04 2020
Apple Music
Spotify and Apple Music disagree on the future of radio. Who’s right?
August 24 2020
The state of music livestreaming discovery
May 03 2020
Why is Sony Music investing so much in podcasts?
March 06 2020
Decoding 8tracks’ demise, and what it reveals about the state of music streaming
December 30 2019
Apple Music
The “celestial jukebox” era is dead. What’s next for music streaming?
December 13 2019