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About This Show
Digital Music Trends brings you the latest news in the digital music industry. Each week a panel of music tech journalists and digital music experts from labels, consultancies and startups discuss and analyse the news making sense of the latest on streaming services, digital marketing, internet radio, licensing, collection societies, copyright and much more. DMT also covers events and in 2013 has reported from SXSW, Midem and AIM’s Music Connected. The show has been running since 2009 and hosted by Andrea Leonelli. Released every Friday.
Most Recent Episode
DMT 231: Grooveshark, Simfy, Apple, Instagram, Twitter, Bonnaroo
May 7 15
DMT is brought to you by Gramofon, a small device that can give your ‘old school’ speakers a new lease of life by adding seamless wireless streaming functionality controlled right from the Spotify app. Check it out on http://www.gramofon.com._____It was a real pleasure to welcome Emily White (Whitesmith Entertainment ) and Glenn Peoples (Billboard) to the last weekly recording of Digital Music Trends. If you'd like to be kept up to date with any one-off show recordings do sign up to the newsletter on bit.ly/dmtlistWe start by chatting about the demise of Grooveshark under the weight years of controversies and lawsuits as well as the closure of Simfy, the first streaming service to open in Germany back in 2008.The week we also had a flurry of Apple news to discuss as rumors around the company's music streaming service continue to pour in, will it launch in June? Does Apple have the licenses it needs? And what about this DOJ investigation?Finally we address Instagram's launch of the @music content vertical, the future of Twitter and Live Nation's majority stake in Bonnaroo.I really hope you enjoy this week's show, have a fantastic week and 'till next time!__Andrea Leonelli