Robin Malau

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The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

The Great Debate: Music Business Education [Steve Rennie]

<b>• Study at college</b><p><b>• Online “music biz experts”</b><p><b>• Free online services and blogs</b><p><b>• Go out and do it on your own</b><p>For this post, I’m going to focus on …

How to Hack the Music Industry: Part Deux

Lessons for creatives from the world’s fastest growing companies<p><b>“The most basic concern of any strategy is to increase our ability to survive on our</b> …

The Grateful Dead: The band that could save music

The Grateful Dead didn’t rely on their intellectual property alone to build their following. Their relationship with their fans was even more lucrative, writes Greg Kot.<p>When pundits talk about the musical model for the internet era, they rarely talk about a bunch of prankster-hippies from northern …

How Much Different Jobs In The Music Industry Actually Pay

Back in February, Tone Deaf reported on a study by Entertainment Assist, a charity that helps people working in the Australian music industry, which …

Apple’s deep pockets pose threat to Spotify in music battle | Financial Times

When Spotify raised more than $500m this month in a funding round that valued the music streaming company at $8.5bn, investors played down the risk …

What Can Content Marketing Learn From Music?

Content marketing is not new. If you’ve attended any marketing conference in the past two years, you’ve probably heard this already. The speaker …

Marketing

3 biggest misconceptions about the music industry and Jay-Z's Tidal (which is doomed anyway)

The verdict is out: Tidal is likely headed toward a wipe out.<p>Virtually every tech and music publication -- with the predictable exception of …

Streaming

Networking by day beats partying at night as Europe’s festivals move with the times

The organisers of music festivals are branching into daytime educational events, networking and conferences to keep pace with their changing audience<p>Festivals used to be all about late nights and hazy days – but now, audiences are looking for a more educational experience and an increasing number …

12 moments that made the modern music festival

Photograph: PR<p>An advert in Melody Maker for the forerunner of the Reading festival, 1961.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/25/1427290030039/9b9b0b3c-86e1-4b40-ac58-13108ed60c76-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>An advert in Melody Maker for the forerunner of …

UK Trip Bersama British Council Hari Terakhir

Delegasi YCE 2014 bersama co-founder The Great Escape, Martin Elbourne<p>Ini adalah hari terakhir kunjungan resmi bersama British Council (BC), dan saya …

UK Trip dengan British Council – Hari 6

Dr. Martens photobooth. Nongkrong di depan Brighton Dome Bar.<p>Tidak seperti hari ke-5 yang kelabu, hari ini matahari menunjukkan tajinya. Cerah …

UK Trip dengan British Council – Hari 5

Hari kelima menjadi hari terpanjang dari seluruh kunjungan karena kegiatan dimulai dari jam 6 pagi. Restoran hotel buka dari jam 6:30, sementara kami …

UK Trip dengan British Council – Hari 4

Sejak hari kedua, kami sudah diberi tahu bahwa di hari ke-4, rombongan YCE akan menghabiskan waktu di kantor British Council (BC) untuk melewati …

UK Trip dengan British Council – Hari 3

Setelah melewati hari pertama dan hari kedua yang cenderung santai karena belum ada kegiatan, tibalah hari ketiga yang padat acara. Seperti hari …

Uk Trip dengan British Council – Hari 2

Sampailah saya di hari kedua. Tidur masih agak sulit karena masih terpengaruh oleh timezone WIB. Terakhir saya ke London tahun lalu, masalah ini juga …

UK Trip dengan British Council – Hari 1

Akhirnya berlanjut juga program YCE 2014 dengan trip ke UK. Selama 7 hari saya akan mengunjungi London dan Brighton bersama delegasi dari Afrika …

The new hot startup model is being an exceptional middleman

Many new and valuable startups don’t really make anything. Instead of cutting out middlemen, they’ve become them, connecting people with specific genres of services or merchants.<p>Successful examples of this include transportation providers Uber and Lyft, and travel rental startup Airbnb. They have …

What is Content Marketing?

Useful content should be at the core of your marketing<p>Traditional marketing is becoming less and less effective by the minute; as a forward-thinking …

The Top Transferable Skills Every Manager Should Have

Every sector or profession comes with its own set of demands but when it comes to management there are certain skills and character traits that are …

14 Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs for Managing Social Media

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>Smart businesses know that social media is a power to be reckoned with, as it creates a direct line of communication between your company and consumers and allows anyone with an internet connection instant access to the latest buzz around your products or …

Social Media

Business

The world's largest photo service just made its pictures free to use

Getty Images is betting its business on embeddable photos<p>If you go to the Getty Images website, you'll see millions of images, all watermarked. There are more than a hundred years of photography here, from FDR on the campaign trail to last Sunday's Oscars, all stamped with the same transparent …

When Is the Best Time to Buy a Ticket to a Sold Out Concert?

Photo by Thomas Hawk<p>Coachella is the most expensive major music festival in America. Despite the steep price, tickets sold out within 3 hours of …

Music Festivals

Conference

Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of film, culture, music, and technology, SXSW proves that the …

Together, Spotify And Echo Nest Want To Build The Facebook Connect Of Music

“We want to enable straight playback from Spotify on other services,” CEO Daniel Ek tells me. It’s part of why his company just acquired The Echo Nest, the top music personalization and discovery API in the industry. “We’ve both invested in platform approaches to music,” EchoNest’s CEO Jim Lucchese …

Bill Gates regains world’s richest title with net worth of $76B

Forbes today released its annual rankings of the world’s richest, and there’s a familiar face back on top.<p>After a four-year hiatus, Bill Gates is …