DMT 101 – Apple Radio, Spotify’s browser, Willis & Gaga

Digital Music Trends Audio show

Summary: This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli, Darren Hemmings (@mr_trick), Eliot Van Buskirk (@listeningpost) and Eamonn Forde (@eamonn_forde) discuss the digital music news of the past week. In the show - which also includes a segment on mobile music making apps by Ashley Eldson - we talk about Apple's radio rumours and implications, Bruce Willis and digital music inheritance, Spotify's latest rumours, the importance of Playlists and Lady Gaga's forthcoming album app - this and much more on this week's Digital Music Trends. Here a few links to the stories that we mention/talk about: Apple & Music Streaming / iRadio? Bruce Willis and the lifespan of digital rights NY Times Blog on Spotify losing money to lure in paying subscribers Gaga incites fans to ask for iPads for Christmas so they can experience her new album in full. Is the Bjork-like experience a fad or can artists use apps as a viable distribution method? Will more artists follow in her and Bjork's footsteps or are dev costs still too high for most artists to see a return on something like this? Have a great week and 'till next time! Andrea Leonelli