Friday, April 10, 2015
Friday, April 25, 2014
Beau Willimon, screenwriter and show runner of the American "House of Cards," and David Simon, creator and writer of "The Wire" and "Treme," discuss the benefits and drawbacks of data-driven entertainment, and the evolving field of television.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
In a market crowded by Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, and many other streaming services, how does Beats Music compare? Eliot Van Buskirk, editor at Evolver.fm, gives his first impressions after a week with the new service.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Radio programmers at Top 40 stations are desperate to keep you tuned in and listening to ads; that’s how they pay the rent. So they’ve done some homework, and they think they might have a way of competing with music streamers like Spotify: Play fewer hit songs, more often.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Since the beginning of the internet, there has been a question of who “owns” cyberspace. In the wake of a recent ruling from the US Court of Appeals against the FCC, the question of whether we all have equal access to the internet is again a hot debate. Interim Executive Director of the Future of Music Coalition, Casey Rae, joins John Schaefer to talk about the implications of FCC ruling on music makers, music lovers, and the industry.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Chet Kanojia is the CEO of Aereo, a New York-based web startup that allows users to stream live television on the internet without a cable subscription.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Harley Davidson Motor Company recently made news when it banned all music from its factory floors. No more headphones, no more radios, no more piped in music. Now, of course, this ruffled some feathers… some rather large, burly ones. But let’s face it – music can be pretty distracting.
However, a new online music streaming website called Focus@Will is betting on music as a way to keep listeners focused – particularly when they're trying to read, or study, or work. Founder Will Henshall joins us to explain the science behind the service.