By Larry Miller
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Musonomics is a twice-monthly podcast about the business of the music and culture industries. Hosted by Larry Miller and produced with support from the NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program, we use data, music and interviews with newsmakers and analysts to provide insight into what's happening now -- and what's coming next.
||Home is Where the Smart Is||As smart speakers become almost as common as toasters in our homes, they're changing the way we get our entertainment, and challenging the music and broadcasting industries.||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Is Radio Headed For a Digital Cliff?||Digital music services continue to drive recovery of the music industry after a long period of decline, and the AM/FM music radio business is starting to feel it. Young people born after Millennials don't use radio the same as previous generations. Can||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||It's (Still) a Long Way to the Top: The present and future of the concert and festival business||Last year was a painful reminder of the mortality of the music industry's biggest acts. And sadly, it's just the beginning. Fifty percent of last year's top 100 grossing acts are over 50 years old. So what will happen to the live music industry when th||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||How China's Music Market is Going Legit||In this episode of Musonomics: how China's music market is going legit. Larry Miller of NYU Steinhardt talks to music executive Ed Peto who moved to China ten years ago to try and build a bridge between China and the western music industry. Now he runs||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lyrics, Lyricists and Licenses||We know you probably don't buy CDs anymore, and that you're not reading the lyrics from the CD case insert. That doesn't mean you don't feel the need to look up the lyrics from time to time, right? But when you go online to do that, have you ever though||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Who Cares About Quality?||Do enough music fans care about audio quality to support a profitable niche market in high resolution audio? Higher-than-CD music streaming and download services have been available for several years -- but why haven't they scaled? In this episode of||11/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Bright Lights, Music Cities (and States)||Once identified solely with Nashville, the term Music City now describe communities around the world that have vibrant music economies which -- they actively promote.||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Music, Data and the Blockchain: A Digital Utopia?||Imagine the creation of database that would contain all of the data about all the music that already exists as well as all music going forward. It doesn't exist yet, but it might -- on the Blockchain||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Headwinds Facing Music Startups||Why is it that 20 years into the digital music revolution, most music startups don't have sufficient revenue and profits to fund operations and growth?||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Vinyl Resurrection||Hot on the tail of Record Store Day, we take a fresh look at a resurgent music format -- vinyl records.||4/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Songwriting, Consent and the Age of Discontent||Songwriters struggle to get paid while the copyright system designed to protect their rights is partially to blame, but why?||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Music in the time of Politics||The role of music in presidential elections -- and what happens when popular music is misused by campaigns.||3/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Music, Money and the Super Bowl||It's big! But just how big is the Super Bowl Halftime Show for the artists that perform in it, and what does it cost to clear a song for use in a Super Bowl ad?||2/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||The 3 Most Important Stories of 2015||A record breaking record, escalation of the streaming wars and a call for revision of music licensing rules by a government agency.||1/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||That Weird Thing That Happened To Recording Studios||Recording studios have had a rough time over the last two decades. What happened, and how has the new way music is produced, changed the very music we hear?||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||YouTube's Big Red Elephant is Loose in the Music Industry's Room||YouTube is not only the biggest video streaming service in the world, it's the biggest music streaming service in the world and it just might win the streaming wars.||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Transparency Moment||What does transparency look like for the music industry, and why do we need it so badly?||9/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Summer Festival Fever Spreads from Newport to Tennessee||Bonnaroo, EDM, and the state of the summer music festival part 2.||8/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||George Wein and the Newport Legacy||The Summer Music Festival Part 1||7/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple, Music, and the Launch of Apple Music||A look back at Apple's history with music and a look forward at what Apple's new streaming service means for the music industry.||6/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||What's a Mixtape Anyway?||A mixtape history lesson, a special report about artificial scarcity in hip-hop and Larry Miller talks to Billboard's Gail Mitchell about the mixtape's ever-evolving role in the music industry.||6/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Hello, Tidal! The Escalation of the Streaming Wars and the $100 Billion Music Business||Larry Miller chats with Larry Rosin, Alex Jacobs and Tom Silverman about Tidal and the streaming industry.||5/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Record Store Day, the Vinyl Resurgence and The State of Physical Music Retail||Larry Miller chats with James Donio, Michael Kurtz, and Russ Crupnick about the state of physical music retail, Record Store Day and the vinyl resurgence.||4/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
The State of Music..A must listen!
This is fantastic
Off to a great start
Really informative and well-done. Looking forward to the next podcast
Off to a great start!
Can’t wait to see where this goes.