Water & Music

11 EpisodesProduced by Cherie HuWebsite

The fine print of big ideas in music and technology, hosted by Cherie Hu and featuring a curated selection of leaders, innovators, artists and thinkers from across the music business. This is an ad-free audio companion to the eponymous email newsletter.

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Episode 10 (ft. Alex Mitchell): How artificial intelligence will do to music creation what Instagram did to photography

July 29th, 2019

59:28
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC
"McFlurry" (Instrumental) by Sleaford Mods
Original song: Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube
Music licensed from Lickd - https://lickd.co
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Episode 9 (ft. Sammy Andrews): The music business needs to break down its own data silos

July 21st, 2019

1:05:21
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC
"Flowers" by a[way]
Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0
Free Download/Stream: http://bit.ly/Flowers-away
Music promoted by Audio Library: https://youtu.be/h_7V5TXkAw4

FEATURED GUEST

Episode 8 (ft. Eugene Kan + Charis Poon): The case for greater creative and algorithmic accountability in the music industry

June 25th, 2019

1:15:12
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC:
Yung Skrrt & Jonah Baseball - "The Man" (feat. Houdinne & Lunarboy) (Instrumental)
Spotify | SoundCloud | Bandcamp
Yung Skrrt: Twitter | Instagram

COVER ART:
Arielle Trenk

FEATURED GUESTS:
Eugene Kan …

Episode 7 (ft. Ben Gross + Laura Kinniburgh): How lyrics are a leading indicator of innovation in music licensing

May 28th, 2019

56:26
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC:
WYL & Wun Two - "Kübla"
Spotify | SoundCloud | Bandcamp

FEATURED GUESTS:
Ben Gross — Chief Strategy Officer, Genius
Laura Kinniburgh — Head of Music Licensing, Genius

SHOW NOTES:

[2:34] Interview begins

Episode 6 (ft. Alex Bonavia): Artists are now launching pads for songs, not the other way around

May 2nd, 2019

58:54
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC:
"Muted Voices" by Landslide
Spotify | Apple Music
Licensed from Lickd—listen and license this track here
License ID: 4d328232aa4a4fb1845b1b8097aaaf8e

FEATURED GUEST:
Alex Bonavia
Head of Business Development …

Episode 5 (ft. Kero One): The lowdown on lo-fi hip-hop's past, present and future

April 20th, 2019

55:42
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC:
"In All The Wrong Places" (Instrumental) by Kero One
YouTube | Spotify | SoundCloud

FEATURED GUEST:
Kero One, DJ/rapper/producer
http://www.kero1.com/

SHOW NOTES

[2:40] Interview with Kero One begins

[4:46] …

Episode 4 (ft. Amber Horsburgh): Why marketing music to strangers, not to existing fans, is more profitable

April 1st, 2019

52:03
INTRO/OUTRO MUSIC:
"sleep" (instrumental) by min.a
Spotify | SoundCloud | YouTube

TRAVEL UPDATES:
I'm speaking at the European DIY Musician Conference in Valencia, Spain on April 6 and 7!
If you'll still be around, you can …
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