Tag: music podcasts
Cult podcast Song Exploder removing some episodes due to cost of licensing
The Song Exploder podcast is a must-listen for music nerds: each episode strips down a song to its bare components and the artists explain how they were made. Unusually, the podcasts are filled with licensed music, often...
September 4, 2020
Sandbox Issue 254: The Rise of Music Podcasts
Lead: If you aren’t making or appearing on a podcast, do you actually exist? Even with DSPs and record labels investing in them heavily and building whole podcasting divisions, there is still the issue of licensing music...
June 10, 2020
Midland and Vampire Weekend join the music-podcasts rush
More artist podcasts? You got ’em! Country trio Midland have launched their own spoken-word show called ‘Set It Straight with Midland‘. It sounds fun too: rather than promote the band’s music, each...
September 26, 2019
Former WMG CEO’s firm leads $10m funding for UMG podcast partner Wondery
Podcast production studio Wondery has raised a Series B funding round of $10m, adding to the $5m Series A round that it raised in March 2018. This is the company that Universal Music Group is working with to create a slate...
June 28, 2019