Tag: ny:lon connect 2022

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Publishing innovation: ‘You can’t take a Ferrari engine and put it into a Model T!’

The publishing strand at last week's NY:LON Connect conference included keynotes from Primary Wave's Natalia Nastaskin and PopArabia / Reservoir's Spek.
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The future of in-car music: ‘Cars are becoming gadgets…’

The conversation around AI and music has calmed somewhat from the fearful and become something more thoughtful.
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Music in the metaverse: ‘Moving away from audiences and toward communities’

"I don't think that artists really have a better option for a scalable community play than getting involved in the gaming space..."
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Diversify The Stage: ‘The first step is getting the message spread’

Noelle Scaggs is the founder of Diversify The Stage, the US organisation that launched an inclusivity pledge for the live music industry last year.
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Meta’s Fred Beteille predicts ‘a revolutionary phase in music’

What is the real potential for music in the metaverse? As head of strategy, audio initiatives at Meta, Fred Beteille has plenty of opinions.
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A values-based music economy: ‘The new generation expects more’

What is a 'values-based' music industry anyway? BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch had some thoughts on that in his NY:LON Connect keynote.
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BMG boss talks values: ‘Let’s start a fair trade from day one’

BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch was the keynote speaker on the third day of the NY:LON Connect conference this week.
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Collaborations are the key for the future of Africa’s music industries

The fourth track at this year’s NY:LON Connect conference focused on Africa, with a particular emphasis on the collaborations.
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TuneCore CEO on diversity, equity and inclusion: ‘A lot of room to grow’

Andreea Gleeson, CEO of music distributor TuneCore, delivered the 'Changemaker Keynote' address at the NY:LON Connect conference this week.
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Emerging markets: ‘It’s silly to make perfect the enemy of progress’

Spek is one of the key music industry executives exploring trends in the Middle East and North Africa, China and India.
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Primary Wave’s Natalia Nastaskin: ‘I can ideate NFTs all day long…’

These are boom times for acquisitions of publishing catalogues, with the likes of Hipgnosis, Round Hill Music and Primary Wave competing.
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Busiswa on life as an independent artist: ‘I have control!’

South African artist Busiswa has had hits across the continent of Africa since emerging in 2011. She explained what she's learned at NY:LON Connect.