Conventions & Awards

Overheard #NARM – “Content Is No Longer King”

image from From Monday @ NARM:

  • "Content is no longer king. Access is king! Fans should be able to
    listen on phone, PC, iPod…provide them this luxury. and "Everyone in
    this industry should have a loyalty progam…including labels." – Josh
    Gertz from Hip Digital
  • VEVO: "In future, we want to be "Pandora-style.On-demand, constant stream of music videos… We aren't going to try to be all things to all people, because then you end up being nothing to anybody." – Rio Caraeff of VEVO. "iPhone app launching in June. But ultimately want to be less app dependent and more browser driven."
  • "If you want to get your music into video games, play video games"
  • Immergent launches ‘Ultimate Online Record Store
  • RockDex helps the new music industry understand what WORKS. Check it out:
  • Cyndi Lauper live tonight.

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  1. “Content is no longer king. Access is king!”
    Uh….sure. Access to WHAT, exactly? Content, right? Right.
    SMH @ the Emperor’s New Clothes, conference after conference, year after year…

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