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Welcome to the Music Business Worldwide podcast supported byVoly Music.
Audius is one of the most talked-about new digital streaming startups in the music business today.
Powered by Web 3.0 technology, it describes itself as a “global decentralised music community and discovery platform that puts the artist in control”.
What that really means is that Audius enables artists to connect with their superfans, and offer those superfans the opportunity to pay more for access to coveted digital products, be that rare catalog recordings, or even the permission for a fan to remix a track.
Audius boasts 7 million unique monthly users on its platform, and has attracted investment from some impressive people, both music artists and music executives.
On this podcast, MBW founder, Tim Ingham, speaks to Audius’ co-founder, Forrest Browning, about what differentiates his company from other music streaming platforms. We also discuss how Audius’ model fits increasingly snugly with clamouring from major music company bosses, Sir Lucian Grainge included, for a better commercial relationship with music’s superfans…
The Music Business Worldwide Podcast is supported by Voly Music.