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Summary: Digital Music Trends started in April 2009 and since then it's been covering the latest news and start-ups in the digital music industry.

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 DMT 114 – A year in the world of 7 start-ups and a look at 2013 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:25

This week a special Digital Music Trends end-of-year episode: seven start-ups give us the low-down on 2012 and their outlook for 2013. On the show: Alex White from Next Big Sound, Lee Parsons from Ditto Music, Dave Haynes from Soundcloud, Olivier de Simone from Webdoc, Nico Perez from Mixcloud, Francesco Baschieri from Spreaker, Ed Averdieck from Cuesongs. I hope you enjoy the show, enjoy the holidays and see you in the new year! Andrea Leonelli @digimusictrends

 DMT 113 – Spotify, Spotify on the wall… | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:35

After last week's raft of announcements from Spotify we spend the vast majority of the show making sense of where the company is heading. Featuring Steve Knopper (@knopps), Darren Hemmings (@mr_trick) and Eliot Van Buskirk (@listeningpost) as guest hosts we discuss Spotify's latest numbers, the potential impact on users of the upcoming features, the impact on the industry and on artists of the service (including an in-depth tangent on Youtube) as well of couse as the significance of Metallica's appearance alongside Sean Parker and Daniel Ek. You can find all the show-notes here: Hope you enjoy this week's show,  have a great week-end and 'till next time!

 DMT 112 – Soundcloud, Discovery, Turntable & iTunes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:02

Soundcloud's new interface & reach numbers,  the music discovery relevancy (heated) debate, Turntable's revamp and Piki launch, the territorial expansion of iTunes & iTunes 11. These are some of the stories we cover on this week's edition of DMT featuring Mark Mulligan (@mark_mulligan), Ben Sisario (@sisario) and Andy Malt (@andymalt) as guest hosts. You can find the shownotes and links to all articles here: Hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and 'till next time! Andrea Leonelli http//

 DMT 111 – Streaming Windows, Digital Groceries and Fairness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:40

This week on Digital Music Trends I'm joined by Darren Hemmings (@mr_trick) and Sam Taylor (@saaaaaam). We talk about: - AC/DC landing on iTunes (finally) and the parallels to hold-outs now happening in the streaming world including Rihanna's latest album release -  digital groceries, as UK supermarket giant Tesco plans to integrate recently acquired music streaming service We7 into its video distribution brand Blinkbox, discussing the role large-scale retailers can play in this area and whether the fact that they don't actually need to make a profit from these services could damage stand-alone music and video distribution companies. - the latest on the Internet Radio Fairness act including some of the numbers unveiled by songwriters in regards to royalties received by Pandora - finally we do a quick overview of the music industry events happening in the first part of 2013 including Eurosonic, Midem, SFmusictech, SXSW and the Great Escape. You can find the show-notes with links to all the relevant articles/sources here : I hope you enjoy this week's show, have a great one and 'till next time! Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends)  

 DMT 110 – Musichackday London 2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:47

This week on Digital Music Trends I chat with Martyn Davies (@martyndavies, Sendgrid) and Syd Lawrence (@sydlawrence, Twilio, about Musichackday London 2012 which took place over the weekend of the 17th/18th of November at Facebook’s HQ in Soho. This week it’s well worth checking out the video version of the show as I’ve incorporated videos of some of the demos to showcase the hacks that we ended up talking about. Now in its 4th year, we start by talking about Musichackday at large, including the spread of the event worldwide, why music hacks are more fun, the mindset of the community, Facebook’s sponsorship of the year’s event (& thoughts on Open Graph). Then we move on to specific hacks from the London event - below’s a list of links including time they appear on the show - as well as lots of generic topics like the role of remix apps, status of Spotify apps, value of APIs, Radio and discovery, video-capture hacks and more... - Screecha (19:00) - EyePhone (23:13) - Move It (25:33) - Johnny Cash Has Been Everywhere Man (27:30) - Podiki (34:30) - Disco Disco Discotech (Hospitality Club) (39:40) - Remix of the Century (44:43) - Tracks In a Box (53:16) Hope you enjoy the show and ‘’till next week. Andrea Leonelli @digimusictrends

 DMT 109 – Spotify, UMG & HP, 4G, Fan-funding, A&R spend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:22

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends), Nancy Baym (@nancybaym) and Eamonn Forde (@eamonn_forde) chat about Spotify, the UMG/HP deal, the rise of 4G and its impact on music services, fan-funded projects versus a label's A&R spending power and much more! You can find the shownotes for this week's podcast here with links to all the stories we talked about and to the ones we didn't get a chance to talk about: Digital Music Trends is available on many platforms, you can enjoy it on Youtube, Soundcloud, iTunes, Mixcloud, Stitcher and most podcast feed aggregators. Hope you enjoy the show and see you next week. Andrea

 DMT 108 – Internet Radio Acts, Pandora, Google’s Free matching & more | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:09

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli, Gerd Leonhard (@gleonhard) and Tom Davenport (@tomdavenport) discuss internet radio streaming rates, Pandora's woes, Google's free matching service, the latest on Vevo & Youtube and Facebook Music Apps. Enjoy the show and check out the show-notes below for links to all the articles that were read in the making of the episode: Also check out : - Gerd's site - Tom's site Have a great week and 'till next time Andrea Leonelli @digimusictrends

 DMT 107 – and Datownia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:37

This week on Digital Music Trends a special episode going live while I’m on vacation where I interview the founders of start-ups (connecting emerging artists, entertainment service providers and audiences worldwide via the production of HD video content) and Datownia (allowing any company to create an API easily).  Enjoy and 'till next week when we resume the regular podcast! Andrea

 DMT 106 – Xbox Music, Streaming in Japan, anti-piracy in UK/JP/FR & More! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:12

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends), Virginie Berger (@virberg), Karim Fanous (@Karim_Fanous) and Taishi Fukuyama (@tshfkym) discuss Microsoft's move into streaming with Xbox music, Spotify's potential launch in Japan as well as the evolution of the market over there, anti-piracy measures and costs in France, Japan and the UK, the problem of accurate reporting from radio & TV and finally are less people trying to make a living as musicians? Here's a link to the week's Shownotes with links to all the stories that we used as reference as well as the stories that we didn't manageto talk about and some random link thrown in at the end: I'm going to be on a break for a couple of weeks but there will be at least one special DMT show appearing in the meantime where I'll be chatting to two very interesting start-ups ( and Datownia). I hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and 'till next time! Best, Andrea Leonelli

 DMT 105 – Deezer’s round, Soundcloud & Getty,, Pandora’s (cash) box | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:06:06

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends), Stephen O'Reilly (@steoreilly) and Darren Hemmings (@mr_trick) talk about Deezer's new round of funding, Pandora's royalties revelations, Soundcloud partnering with Getty to offer licensing opportunities to its users,'s earnings, the Redigi case on second hand music and much more! Here's a link to the week's Shownotes with links to all the stories that we used as reference as well as the stories that we didn't manage to talk about: I hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and 'till next time! Best, Andrea Leonelli

 DMT 104 – Lossless Pono, Rdio & Artists, CD’s 30th and Megabox | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:04

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends), Sitar Teli (@sitar), Martyn Davies (@martynrdavies) and Mark Mulligan (@Mark_Mulligan) talk about Neil Young's fight to bring lossless to the masses with Pono, Rdio's new artist referral initiative, the conclusion of UMG's acquisition of EMI,  the CD's 30th anniversary and the teaser video for Megabox. Here the link to the show's Google doc shownotes, from there you can go and check out all of DMT's sources for this week's digital music news. Have a great week and 'till next time!

 DMT 103 – THE Merger, Pandora’s Bill, Myspace & Windowing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:04

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends), Nathan Hoy (@nathanhoy), Darren Hemmings (@mr_trick) and Zach Carter (@zachncarter) have a lengthy chat about the UMG/EMI merger, Pandora's quest to lower radio streaming rates in the US, the sexy defibrillation of Myspace, 7digital's "Prototype Package" and the age-old question on windowing of releases this time raised by Deadmau5. Please do check out the full show-notes that include links to the main stories: Have a great week and 'till next time!

 DMT 102 – Bittorrent, Clean Clouds, iTunes and Shazam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:28

This week Andrea Leonelli (@digimusictrends) Duncan Geere (@duncangeere), Steve Knopper (@knopps) and Andy Malt (@andymalt) discuss the latest news in digital music including Bittorrent, Clean Clouds, iTunes, Shazam, Reverbnation, Hadopi. Also this week another segment by Ashley Eldson from Palmsounds on mobile music making apps! Talking iPhone 5 and the magic of Audiobus! Please do check out the full show-notes which include links to the stories we talked about and also to the stories that we didn't get around to talking about here: I hope you'll enjoy the show and 'till next week!

 DMT 101 – Apple Radio, Spotify’s browser, Willis & Gaga | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:56

This week on Digital Music Trends Andrea Leonelli, Darren Hemmings (@mr_trick), Eliot Van Buskirk (@listeningpost) and Eamonn Forde (@eamonn_forde) discuss the digital music news of the past week. In the show - which also includes a segment on mobile music making apps by Ashley Eldson - we talk about Apple's radio rumours and implications, Bruce Willis and digital music inheritance, Spotify's latest rumours, the importance of Playlists and Lady Gaga's forthcoming album app - this and much more on this week's Digital Music Trends. Here a few links to the stories that we mention/talk about: Apple & Music Streaming / iRadio? Bruce Willis and the lifespan of digital rights NY Times Blog on Spotify losing money to lure in paying subscribers Gaga incites fans to ask for iPads for Christmas so they can experience her new album in full. Is the Bjork-like experience a fad or can artists use apps as a viable distribution method? Will more artists follow in her and Bjork's footsteps or are dev costs still too high for most artists to see a return on something like this? Have a great week and 'till next time! Andrea Leonelli

 DMT 100 – Tomahawk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:09

Hello Everyone and welcome to Digital Music Trends - Episode 100! Thanks for sticking with the show for so long through ups and downs (and fairly long breaks) if you’re a long-time listeners and welcome if you’re new to it! This week an interview with Jason Herskowitz (@jherskowitz), one of the programmers leading the Tomahawk (@Tomahawk) project. Tomahawk is an open source music player that finally enables cross-platform music consumption and has a very strong social and discovery backbone. Ever wanted to search for music and see results spanning from Soundcloud tolast.fmto your Spotify subscription and finally your own music? This is what Tomahawk enables you to do. There are many cool features and rather than listing them all here I encourage you to listen to the episode and find out! How to get Tomahawk: Also check outhttp://www.toma.hkfor a web-based first dip into the world of cross-platform streaming! Hope you enjoy the show, Andrea Leonelli


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