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A highly-curated weekly snapshot of the digital music business info you need to know - now as a weekly podcast too! Hosted by YMC creator and curator Jay Gilbert, along with Mike Etchart, former host of the syndicated Sound & Vision Radio program . Every Monday Jay and Mike break down the important music news to keep you up to date and informed on the latest trends in the digital music world! Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts!

Your Morning Coffee Podcast Jay Gilbert & Mike Etchart

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A highly-curated weekly snapshot of the digital music business info you need to know - now as a weekly podcast too! Hosted by YMC creator and curator Jay Gilbert, along with Mike Etchart, former host of the syndicated Sound & Vision Radio program . Every Monday Jay and Mike break down the important music news to keep you up to date and informed on the latest trends in the digital music world! Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts!

    Your Morning Coffee Podcast

    Your Morning Coffee Podcast

    On this episode, Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart discuss:
    -British parliament launches inquiry into economics of music streaming [STUART DREDGE MusicAlly] 
    -Elvis Costello On Making Albums In a Streaming World [ROBERT LEVINE Billboard] "Streaming hasn’t changed the way I write songs, but there’s a sequence of songs that I have carefully assembled — and I have to accept that no one will ever hear it like that, unless they’re of a certain generation."
    -Meet the 17-Year-Old Leaking Music From Some of the World's Biggest Rappers [By Dylan Raffaele at Vice] He explains how he gets unreleased tracks and sells them for thousands.
    - SPOTIFY NEWS - New Spotify format lets podcasters place songs between talk segments in shows (like radio does) [BY MURRAY STASSEN MBW] -How Spotify Turned The Top 40 Into The Top 43,000 [Hypebot] 
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    • 54 min
    Your Morning Coffee

    Your Morning Coffee

    On this episode, hosts Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart cover:
    -"Pay For Play Was Banned From Radio - But Texts Reveal It May Still Be A Thing" (Rolling Stone).
    - "Spotify Dominates Paid Subscriptions As Streaming Revenues Fall For First Time" (Hypebot).
    - BMG Eliminates 'Poisonous' Controlled Composition Clauses From It's US Record Contracts" (Music Business Worldwide).
    - "Tools: IsItAGoodPlaylist.com - Analyze Spotify Playlists To Know If They'll Increase Your Stream Count" (MusicAlly).
    -"Independent Artist Creativity and Innovation In The Age of Covid-19" (MIDiA).
    - "Scooter Braun and Jessie Reyez On How Covid-19 Is 'Forcing The Entire Industry To Innovate" (Fast Co.).
    - "Spotify News Announcements" (Symphonic, Hypebot, Variety, Verge, MBW).
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Your Morning Coffee

    Your Morning Coffee

    On this week's episode of Your Morning Coffee, Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart discuss:
    -How Streaming Bots Are Running Careers of Independent Artists (VentureMusic.com)
    -How Much Does It Cost To Go To Number One? (Crystal Bell, PaperMag.com)
    -Music Marketing Tips: The Pros Share Their Best Advice at Sandbox Summit (Stuart Dredge on Music Ally)
    -How We Discover New Music Varies Wildly By Genre (Hypebot)
    Music Biz Live Digital Platforms Workshops: What's Now and What's Next? October 5-8
    FREE: https://musicbiz.org/events/music-biz-live-onward-upward/
    Grammy Pro>Sessions - Driving Revenue in the New Digital Economy  October 8  GRAMMY.COM/PROSESSIONS
    Coming Up....Music Tectonics Conference October 27-28
     

    • 55 min
    Your Morning Coffee

    Your Morning Coffee

    In Episode #7 of the Your Morning Coffee podcast, Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart cover:
    1. THE CHEATER’S GUIDE TO SPOTIFY-Why Spotify Has So Many Bizarre, Generic Artists Like ‘White Noise Baby Sleep’ [OneZero] by PETER SLATTERY.
    2.Kanye West Offers 7 ‘Guidelines’ For Fairer Recording, Publishing Deals. [Hypbot]
    3. Serious Musicians Still Need To Make Albums: Here’s Why [Hypebot] guest post by Patrick McGuire of the Bandzoogle Blog.
    4. ‘Change Is the Only Constant’: Epic Records Chief Sylvia Rhone Looks Back on Four Decades in the Music Business [Variety] by Shirley Halperin.
    5. Denzyl Feigelson and Troy Carter talk artists, labels and music industry evolution [MusicAlly] by Stuart Dredge.
    Your Morning Coffee Newsletter! https://bit.ly/3mUqXEO
    Jay and Mike on Tom Truitt's "Who Knew?" Show: https://bit.ly/36cmW96
     
     
     

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Your Morning Coffee

    Your Morning Coffee

    In this week's episode, Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart cover:
    -Spotify Promotion in 2020: The Definitive Guide (Toneden)
    -Industry Jargon Explained (Parts 1 and 2) (Route)
    -Music streaming revenues on course to grow by over $1bn in the US in 2020, despite everything (MBW)
    -Did Facebook, Instagram Actually Ban Music Livestreams? (Hypebot)
    -Best Practices: Pitching In Spotify For Artists (Hypebot)
    -What To Do After Being Added To A Spotify Playlist (Symphonic)
    Your Morning Coffee :: Weekly Music News for the New Music Business

    • 55 min
    Your Morning Coffee

    Your Morning Coffee

    In this week's episode, Jay Gilbert and Mike Etchart cover:
    -Data Shows 90 Percent of Streams Go to the Top 1 Percent of Artists (Rolling Stone)
    -Vinyl Sales Surge 47% After Record Store Day Weekend #1 (Hypebot)
    -9 Music Marketing Strategies That No Longer Work In 2020 (Music Think Tank)
    -Ex-Spotify Exec on Artist Payouts: ‘The blame is on the labels’ (MusicAlly)
    -What Does an A&R Actually Do? (Complex)
    Your Morning Coffee :: Weekly Music News for the New Music Business https://bit.ly/35rDyt9
    Record Store Day Drops 2020 :: https://recordstoreday.com/PromotionalEvent/572
     

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Emster201 ,

Awesome new podcast!

The Your Morning Coffee weekly newsletter is already a necessity, but now being able to hear the news-you-need in this podcast format just kicks it up many notches! Great to hear the conversation delving deeper into the weeks' top stories. Well done!

Dendar the Barbarian ,

Love My Morning Coffee!

Incredibly informative, detailed and entertaining. Diving deep into the new music industry, I’m hooked already. Fascinating!

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