Quick take on the future of SoundCloud:

Quick take on the future of SoundCloud:

Posted by: on Aug 12, 2017 | No Comments

While Alex Ljung steps down as CEO of SoundCloud and moves on as chairman of the board a new CEO is coming in. Former Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor replaces him. Mike Weissman will become COO as SoundCloud co-founder and CTO Eric Wahlforss stays as chief product officer.
Some thoughts: (more…)

Realitätsabgleich: Vinyl
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Realitätsabgleich: Vinyl

Posted by: on Aug 4, 2017 | No Comments

 

Mit einem Marktanteil von gerade mal 4,5% wird derzeit Vinyl als  “Saviour of the Musicbiz” heiss gehandelt. Die Musikkassette, die in diesem Zusammenhang auch gern genannt wird, hat einen Marktanteil von 0,1% (Quelle BVMI)

Grund genug, mich auf einen Plausch mit  Marcus “Delfonic” zu treffen, um herauszufinden, was es damit auf sich hat. (more…)

New Mix: Lets Go Dancing

New Mix: Lets Go Dancing

Posted by: on Jul 23, 2017 | No Comments

I played the intro for MIWON at his release party in Berlin at ACUD macht Neu. Great chance to mix all new shizzles, currently playing, together. Including Kate Tempest – Europe is lost, another track with Theresa Mays voice (Liar Liar) but also super artists like Sevdaliza, an Iranian/Dutch  songwriter which I recently discovered. Enjoy! (more…)

BBC Global Beats from Berlin: 7 Artists, 1 Festival and 5 Studios in 3 days

BBC Global Beats from Berlin: 7 Artists, 1 Festival and 5 Studios in 3 days

Posted by: on Jul 21, 2017 | No Comments

I had the great pleasure to work with Rafele Estefania from BBC worldwide for an episode of the Global Beats Show from Berlin as presenter + co-curator. (more…)

Interview im MINT Mag –> Research & Destroy

Interview im MINT Mag –> Research & Destroy

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2017 | No Comments

In der Februar Ausgabe des deutschen Printmags über Vinylkultur MINT  gab es ein Interview mit mir, das ich nun “befreien” durfte: (more…)

Umbruch des Musikmarkts in Zeiten des Internets

Umbruch des Musikmarkts in Zeiten des Internets

Posted by: on May 3, 2017 | 5 Comments

Ein aktuelles Interview ist der Anlass für dieses Essay über den Stand des Musikbusiness 2017.  Das Gespräch mit Anita Carstensen fand im Rahmen eines gemeinsamen Forschungsprojekts der Berlin Music Commission und der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin zum digitalen Umbruch des Musikmarkts statt. Ziel des Projektes ist es, gemeinsam mit Experten der Musikbranche Implikationen und Herausforderungen der Digitalisierung für die Musikindustrie zu erarbeiten und darzustellen, welche neuen Möglichkeiten des Marketings sich hier für Künstler bieten. (more…)

New Hip-Hop Mix for a sunny day in spring

New Hip-Hop Mix for a sunny day in spring

Posted by: on Apr 17, 2017 | No Comments

Updated

Some weeks ago I had the pleasure to play some sweet Hip-Hop tunes in one of Berlins nice rooftop locations in Neukölln: Klunkerkranich. It was the perfect time for all the great Hip-Hop’ish tracks (more…)

Project finished: Startup Camp 2017

Project finished: Startup Camp 2017

Posted by: on Apr 9, 2017 | No Comments

From time to time I’m working for events as an event-manager. Back to the basics, that’s what I call this. Not working on content or strategy, just logistics and production. Here it’s all about people’s skills and talking to the different people involved in a project. Bringing everyone on track is one of the most challenging but also most rewarding things I know. (more…)

Abmahnung *Update*

Abmahnung *Update*

Posted by: on Mar 17, 2017 | No Comments

Final Update: Had to pass it on to a lawyer. *insert sad face*
Nur ein kurzes Update zu meinem allerersten Vorwurf (gegen mich) wegen angeblich illegalem Filesharing: Die Kanzlei hat mir vorgeworfen, den Abmahnbeantworter benutzt zu haben, (more…)

March 8 #adaywithoutwomen

March 8 #adaywithoutwomen

Posted by: on Mar 8, 2017 | No Comments

Thanks to the shesaidso mailing list for the graphic!
#adaywithoutwomen (more…)