Maffei confirmed to investors that, should Liberty eventually swoop for a streaming music service like Pandora, he would look to fold it into the operation of Sirius XM, rather than holding it separate.
But the exec also made it very clear he was no great believer in the business model of Spotify and other standalone music rivals – while warning of the effect Amazon Prime was set to have on the streaming audio market.
“In what we consider the stream [music] subscription space, you have several big players who are entering and are likely to further commoditize the market,” said Maffei (pictured).
“SPOTIFY DID SOMETHING LIKE $3.54 OF ARPU PER MONTH WITH 84% OF CONTENT COSTS… THAT SOUNDS LIKE A VERY HARD BUSINESS TO ME.”
After Tuma Basa, global programming head of hip-hop at Spotify, featured Lil Uzi Vert prominently on Rap Caviar -- the service's second-most-subscribed playlist, with more than 4 million followers -- the rising Philadelphia rapper's music soon jumped from an average of 442,000 Spotify streams per day to more than 1 million.
At the end of last month, music streaming and radio show/DJ mix/podcast aggregator Mixccloud ran a discussion in New York around digital music and curation (as well as the role the human can play alongside the machine).
Contrairement à ce que l’on pourrait penser, la musique triste aurait un effet positif sur notre humeur, comme le démontre une étude publiée récemment par les chercheurs Liila Taruffi et Stefan Koelsch de la Freie Universität de Berlin.
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