Tag: The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution

New podcast on the future of music revenue

… just went live on Soundcloud, thanks to Peter Petro.  We had a nice chat and this podcast nails some of the big issues, but I am kind of retiring from music business stuff right now – it just keeps turning around in circles, it seems (heading towards peak dysfunctionality).

Read my free book “Music 2.0” on your mobile phone

just click on the image below. And here is the PDF:)  Dead-tree version here Related articles "Gerd Leonhard, author of The Future of Content and co-author of The Future of Music: "The…" (futureof.biz) New audio / video interview on the future of branding, business and the Internet (incl. some comments on SOPA), via ...

Article: Why Kodak’s bankruptcy should scare Nokia (gigaom)

The "Fear of cannibalizing your existing business for the sake of the future" can indeed kill you. In other words, unwillingness to question your assumptions is deadly. Why Kodak’s bankruptcy should scare Nokia — Tech News and Analysis "As my friend Pip Coburn says, turnarounds never turn. Kodak has been in ...

Must-read: Spotify’s Daniel Ek: The Most Important Man In Music – Forbes (but are they licensed to kill?)

Read this nice piece, below. I love spotify and am addicted to it, and Daniel is cool, but here is the key question: can the seriously ingrained Egonomics of the music industry really be changed by Daniel Ek? Can artists and technology companies actually cooperate for a win-win-win solution, without resorting ...

Must-review slideshow on 2012 trends and developments (via JTW Intelligence)

Some great findings and real morsels here – very nicely done. Check it out if you want to know where things are going in 2012 (or download the PDF via slideshare) JWT 10 Trends for 2012 Executive Summary View more presentations from JWTIntelligence Related articles 100 things to watch in 2012 (via JWT ...

Free PDFs of my 2 books on the music industry: Music 2.0 (2009), and The Future of Content (2012)

UPDATE Dec 3 2016: Here are my 2 books on the future of music as free PDF downloads (creative commons non-commercial attribution licensed). Enjoy. the-future-of-content-gerd-leonhard-oct2011lres-copy music20book_hires-1 My 2009 book Music 2.0 and my 2012 The Future of Content book. Buy them (and my new book ‘Technology vs Humanity‘) on Amazon if you want. About Music ...

The impact of the iPod (Mashable), me: “genius of fake-control model”

Amy-Mae Elliott interviewed my for this nice Mashable piece the other day.  Here are some good snippets from me and from others that were interviewed: Leander Kahney, editor of Cult of Mac and author of The Cult of iPod, sees the iPod’s primary impact in terms of the “connected device. ...

New presentation: Context – The Future of Music (Eurosonic Groningen)

It was a great pleasure to be back at the annual Noorderslagt / Eurosonic Event and Conference in Groningen (NL) and present a 60 minute talk on Context, Copyright and the Future of Music, in addition to hosting and moderating a panel called “Is Copyright the Devil” (whew… juicy headline…). ...

The Future Music: mobile, video, social… and PAID? My presentation at CMC Dublin Event

Update: some new audio & video on the CMC page; audio interview with me; my own video recording is here. Below is the presentation from today's really interesting Future of Music event in Dublin – enjoy, and RT, embed…share! Download my free book "Music 2.0" here (PDF, 8MB), get my ...

Meet me in Dublin June 11: The Future of Music in a digital world (CMC event)

I am delighted to be back in Dublin for this June 11 event organized by the Contemporary Music Centre. I will be speaking about "The Future of Music: Mobile, Video, Social, and…Paid?" "With access to music now just a click away for most of us, very few of the tried ...

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