48 episodes

Musonomics is a twice-monthly podcast about the business of the music and culture industries. Hosted by Larry Miller and produced with support from the NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program, we use data, music and interviews with newsmakers and analysts to provide insight into what's happening now -- and what's coming next.

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    • 5.0 • 87 Ratings

Musonomics is a twice-monthly podcast about the business of the music and culture industries. Hosted by Larry Miller and produced with support from the NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program, we use data, music and interviews with newsmakers and analysts to provide insight into what's happening now -- and what's coming next.

    Here's the Beef (and earnings roundup)

    Here's the Beef (and earnings roundup)

    Larry and Lynn discuss earnings season highlights -- UMG, Live Nation, Hybe and more. They unpack Kendrick v. Drake, and will Spotify's bundling move have a major unforeseen consequence?

    • 16 min
    Shira Perlmutter is the foremost expert on copyright in the country

    Shira Perlmutter is the foremost expert on copyright in the country

    United States Copyright Office Register Shira Perlmutter oversees a team of 500 people and advises the U.S. Congress and the executive branch on copyright policy.

    By definition her office is the foremost expert on copyright in the country. But she is the foremost expert, as a person, on copyright in the country. If you're excited or terrified by how music policy is being made around AI -- especially deepfakes and digital likeness -- you won't want to miss this wide-ranging public conversation with Register Perlmutter and NMPA President David Israelite. Special thanks to peermusic.

    • 43 min
    Flash episode: RIAA reports, Hipgnosis valuation resets, Beyoncé unleashes Cowboy Carter & a new venue grows in Brooklyn

    Flash episode: RIAA reports, Hipgnosis valuation resets, Beyoncé unleashes Cowboy Carter & a new venue grows in Brooklyn

    This week we unpack the full year 2023 RIAA data. Are we too dependent on subscription growth? Larry Miller and Billboard Power 100 music lawyer Lynn Gonzalez debate. Also: What happened at Hipgnosis and putting the Shot Tower Capital report in context; why we love Cowboy Carter, the new Beyoncé magnum opus; and Larry gets a sneak peek at the sparkly new Brooklyn Paramount.

    Musonomics Flash is supported by Luminate.

    https://luminatedata.com

    • 15 min
    Flash episode: Music revenue is up (again)!

    Flash episode: Music revenue is up (again)!

    Star music lawyer Lynn Gonzalez of Granderson Des Rochers joins NYU Steinhardt Music Business prof Larry Miller on this Musonomics Flash episode to dissect the IFPI Global Music Report and emerging markets growth; Suno, a startlingly impressive AI for text-based music creation and The Soul of a Machine; Bandlab blows through a new milestone and Larry explains why private equity isn't a giant vampire squid wrapped around the face of the music industry.

    Musonomics Flash is supported by Luminate.

    https://luminatedata.com

    • 15 min
    Flash episode: The TikTok-UMG Standoff, Striking a Chord, the ELVIS Act and more

    Flash episode: The TikTok-UMG Standoff, Striking a Chord, the ELVIS Act and more

    For this flash edition of Musonomics, Larry Miller is Joined by music attorney Lynn Gonzalez from Granderson Des Rochers LLP. Larry and Lynn unpack some recent developments in music finance and technology, including Universal Music's latest investments and its standoff with TikTok, Tennessee's ELVIS Act, and Music Production Startup EngineEars.

    Musonomics Flash is supported by Luminate.
    https://luminatedata.com

    • 13 min
    Flash Episode: Takeaways, Surprises and Predictions

    Flash Episode: Takeaways, Surprises and Predictions

    On Wednesday, Luminate, the data company powering the Billboard charts, released its 2023 year end music report. Larry Miller and guest co-host Britnee Foreman from Exceleration Music pored over the whole thing. In this mini-episode they share key takeaways and surprises, and make a few predictions based on what they learned.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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87 Ratings

87 Ratings

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What an incredible podcast!

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Larry Miller - The New York Voice of God

I could listen to Larry read an instruction manual to something very uninteresting and be completely enthralled and excited about it. One of the best voices out there! Love the topics. Love the storytelling. Love the pod.

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Incredible Insights

This podcast is brilliant in its selection of topics and the conversations are so insightful. After each episode, I typically have a list of 5-6 items to research that I didn’t know or understand, so it pushes me and helps me expand my understanding. Loyal listener!

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