Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

10 Tips for Perfect Playlist Curation

In the world of song promotion, no format has gotten more coverage than playlisting. From how to get on them to knowing which ones are the most popular, everyone wants a piece of the playlist pie. The downside of being featured on someone else’s playlist, however, is being at the mercy of the curator. One… Read more »

The Low-Down on Chatbots

Chatbots. Alongside VR, this year has certainly been the year of chatbot technology and AI. So what are these chatbots I speak of? Look no further, here’s the lowdown on all things chatbots. What are chatbots and what is AI? A chatbot is a chat service that is powered by certain rules. The technology is nothing… Read more »

In Uganda: Discovering Local African Music in Kampala

As part of my longstanding relationship with African music, I’ve covered topics such as consumer issues and solutions, the monetization of music in Africa and the scope of the country’s influence on music. I have always been lucky enough to mix business and pleasure and since these previous pieces, the interest I have for sourcing great African music has… Read more »