Disruption in the Music Industry
Disruption in the music industry: opportunities and pitfalls.
Technology is disrupting every facet of the music business, challenging old models and creating new ones. Join iLike’s twin execs as they discuss how the shifting music landscape poses new obstacles and opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Social discovery. Music discovery is rapidly shifting from MTV/radio to the internet and especially social services. What new opportunities does this create?
Empowering artists. Artists are eagerly adopting direct-to-fan models and cutting out the middleman. Which models will work and which will fail?
Innovation in a DRM-free world. New models can finally innovate (legally) beyond today’s online-music boundaries. What are the best ideas?
Streaming vs downloading. A growing population is consuming music via streaming rather than “owning” it. Who is rising to serve the need?
Record sales vs ticket sales. As record sales decline, ticket sales have been growing. Where can technology innovation help?
Labels, promoters, & artist managers. Labels are trying to diversify their revenue away from recorded music, while promoters and managers are expanding into label-like models. What will the successful new models be?