Some Soul from Nashville

Some Soul from Nashville

A recent trip to Nashville was for work purposes, as you might expect, but also something of a musical pilgrimage for me. Its been on my personal bucket list for a while now (along with a few other US music-centric destinations), and the opportunity to visit proved...
Is this the real ‘value gap’?

Is this the real ‘value gap’?

There has been a lot of media coverage of late regarding balance in the music industry, particularly in terms of ethnicity and gender. I know that we live in an imperfect world where tolerance and division seem to be regular themes with which to grapple, but it still...
The 21st century record company

The 21st century record company

A quick bit of music business history revision… The 20th century saw the rapid development of the music industry as we now know it. In that time, the committing of recordings to a purchasable physical product, and the development of the recording artist as the...
Revolution!

Revolution!

So Daimler Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche recently mused about a number of technological and cultural developments he anticipates over the next half decade or so – many of them within the next twenty years. In particular, he considered how software is highly likely to...