OFF THE RECORD 006: I’LL GIVE YOU $100 TO LIKE MY POST

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The Evolution of Streaming

  • Last.fm’s failed potential and streaming.
  • The gold rush hasn’t happened yet.
  • Pandora’s slow decline.
  • Rdio: Recent Activity, Top Charts, New Releases Recommendations.
  • Spotify: Top Lists, Discover, Browse.
  • Spotify has 10 million paid US subscribers.
  • Beats and Apple might be the mainstream push needed.

The Decline of Facebook Page Engagement

Anniversary Shows and Tours

  • Thoughts on ten year tours versus “year seven” anniversaries.
  • Emotion versus money grabs.
  • Young bands playing their albums in full.
  • An older band’s set list responsibility.
  • Brand New does it right.

Recommendations: Ryan Holidays’s The Obstacle Is The WayMatter Of Time by Kevin Devine, Everything In Transit by Jack’s Mannequin.

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Jesse Cannon is the editor of Musformation. He produces records at his studio Cannon Found Soundation. Follow him on Twitter at @JesseCannonMusF. For more info please visit his website.