What would a music streaming world look like without playlists?
Artists, managers, labels, and the entire industry has shifted its obsession with radio programming to playlist curation; and in doing so has lost its collective respect for the craft of songwriting, the art of music production, and the deep connection that comes from a truly engaged and evangelical fan base.
Has the industry become so obsessed with virtual real estate (placement/positioning on playlists), metrics, and convoluted KPIs such as followers and saves that we’ve killed the spirit of why we do what we do?
Asking for 1 Million aspiring artist friends around the world who’ve yet to be jaded by what’s happening to our industry.
Let’s talk honestly about the culture and ethos of what we’re building in this great Digital Streaming Music Era…