Episode #179 – Radio Falling Behind, Alexa Personal Studio Assistant, Powerstation’s Ian Kagey

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NEWS

  • Radio falling behind streaming in all demographics
  • The Odis personal studio assistant built on Amazon’s Alexa

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  • Ian Kagey – director of operations at Powerstation at Berklee NYC on the Avatar acquisition

Episode #178 – CDs Still Selling, Hi-Res Audio, And Brian Stewart And Shari Hoffman

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NEWS

  • Believe it or not, CDs are still selling well in 2 very large markets
  • The major labels are pushing hi-res audio again

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Episode #177 – Taylor Swift And Ticketmaster, Gibson’s Financials, And Live Sound Engineer Mark Frink

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NEWS

  • Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster team up for “Verified User,” but with a catch
  • Gibson Brands has a financial problem that may blow up in 2018

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Episode #171 – Publishers Sue Spotify, Russian Tubes, And Engineer Benny Faccone

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  • Publishers want sue Spotify and now want equity
  • The Russian government is threatening to take Mike Mathews tube factory away

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  • 17 time Grammy winner Benny Faccone talks about building his new home studio around his analog console

Episode #170 – Whiz Passes Psy, Gibson Buys Onkyo, And Engineer Michael Bishop

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  • Whiz Kalifa passes Psy for most YouTube views ever
  • Gibson buys consumer audio company Onkyo and adds to its brands lists

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