Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

So Much Music… Have We All Blown Our Attention Spans?


Firstly, I would like to “publish” a short essay that recently struck a chord with me. It was written by my brother Emmanuel Rizzi, a contributor to Cornell University’s The Diplomacist blog. Here goes: Why the Music-Artist envies the Literature-Artist What luck has the Literature-Artist to have an individual spectatorship! The form of literature precludes… Read more »

Shoegazers Of The World: Come Together


There was a pretty big musical party going on by the mid-1990’s and it was named Shoegazing by iconic UK music mags NME and Melody Maker (named after the way bands would stand stoically, in an introspective manner, and stare at their shoes while they played their instruments). Wild guitar loops and effects with droning… Read more »

Let’s Make A Deezer Playlist Out Of It!


Are you a Deezer addict but some of your best playlist-making friends are using Spotify? Do you wish you could listen to the thousands of great Spotify playlists featured on ShareMyPlaylists.com on Deezer? Do you want to have the best of worlds? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, we have found the right solution… Read more »

Discover Music You Didn’t Even Know You Liked with Spotify


What do Metallica, Vampire Weekend and Frank Ocean have in common? Nothing? Maybe. However, they helped Spotify announce a number of big items yesterday including new functionalities and a surprising artist that is now available on their service. Updates at yesterday’s press conference/live stream event included stats on Spotify’s growth, and the unveiling of their new Discover… Read more »