Tag: the national
People is ‘not The National and Bon Iver’s streaming platform’
People isn’t just a digital service: it’s as much about a two-day gathering of musicians in Berlin, organised by a collective including members of The National and Bon Iver. But it does also now have a digital element. “We...
August 20, 2018
Sandbox Issue 206: Appetite for Consumption
Lead: The album exclusive is pretty much dead. But in its place has come the growing demand from DSPs for bespoke and unique content. They all want to be serviced with something their rivals don’t have – but this is a...
June 13, 2018
Sandbox Issue 191: Ad ons
Lead: With so much music now being ostensibly free at the point of consumption, advertising is expected to do a lot of the heavy lifting for the digital content industries. As such, the nature and forms of advertising have...
November 15, 2017
The National get a VR documentary from the New York Times
The latest band testing the virtual-reality waters is The National, with a VR documentary filmed and distributed by the New York Times. ’The National: Something Out of Nothing’ was released on Friday to tie in with...
September 11, 2017