Episode #123 – Music Business In Japan, Music That Helps You Concentrate, And Guest Colin Leonard

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NEWS

  • The music business in Japan is like the U.S. in the old days
  • Guess what type of music helps you concentrate best

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Episode #120 – CD Sales Falling Faster, Our Music Preferences Are Learned, And Guest Ed Cherney

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NEWS

  • CD sales falling faster than expected, and streaming  makes more money
  • Our musical preferences are learned and not biological, unlike what many researchers previously thought

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  • Engineer Ed Cherney talks about starting out, his light-bulb moment with Ry Cooder, his breakthrough with Bonnie Raitt, and working with Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson and The Stones

Episode #118 – Increased Songwriter Royalty, A New Flash Drive Design, And Bobby Summerfield

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NEWS

  • Apple proposes an increase in the songwriter royalty rate for on-demand streaming
  • Other World Computing introduces a new 256 Gig USB 3.0 flash drive that 16 X faster than what’s available

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  • Engineer, producer and composer Bobby Summerfield

Check out Bobby’s website and hear him (and me) on the AudioNowcast audio podcast

Episode #117 – Streaming Beats YouTube, Rane Purchased By inMusic, And Steven Slate

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NEWS

  • More people now listen to music streams that watch YouTube music videos
  • Rane purchased by inMusic

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  • Engineer and audio gear manufacturer Steven Slate

Go to slatedigital.com or slatemt.com for more info on Slate products

Episode #115 – The DMCA Petition, Another NYC Studio Closes, And Sound Designer Diego Stocco

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NEWS

  • What’s the DMCA and why are superstar artists protesting about it?
  • Manhattan Sound Recording in NYC is about to close

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Episode #114 – We Spend Less Time On Social Media, Fender’s Mod Shop And Guest Auratone’s Alex Jacobson

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  • We spend less time on social media
  • Two new online services – Jukedeck video music via artificial intelligence, and Fender’s Mod Shop

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