Why own anything in the age of abundance?
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Notes on the future of this newsletter
"Our fundamental principle is that music making is more than just the tools, and so with that in mind, in our paradigm, as social creation grows, so do…
Notes on the music industry's long-awaited 'Instagram moment'
Revisiting my notes on pop music in the attention economy, frictionless tools for music licensing, and more
Notes on how to formulate a creator-oriented product strategy
Looking into the indie existential crisis after Sony’s $430 million acquisition of AWAL and Kobalt Neighbouring Rights
What data is telling us about the future of the music industry
ICYMI: How TikTok is reshaping the A&R process, Netflix's audio-only update and more
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