Public Health Outreach for Mass Gatherings | Innovating Music Podcast
In this special episode, we share the WebCall last week to hear what was happening on the ground in Seattle, WA and King County, WA, in the face of COVID-19's closure of music venues and live experiences.  Kate Becker talks about how King County is responding to the virus, what they are telling their music venues, businesses, artists and community, and generally shared her moving perspective on lessons learned throughout this process of pandemic and public health.
Twitch Streaming for Musicians | Innovating Music Podcast
In this week's Innovating Music podcast, Karen Allen helps decode and make simpler streaming music for artists on Twitch.  Twitch is a live streaming service, bought by Amazon in 2014, and has 2.2 million daily broadcasters and 15 million daily average viewers.  It is mostly gamers, but also has creative and music channels for its highly creative audience.  Karen shares her own explorations in learning to use YouNow and now Twitch.  She shares what fan bases are there and how this type of engagement is different than what artists might have from other platforms.  She shares how you can learn further with her book and online class, Twitch for Musicians. 
Scratch Mixes to Pirate Radio to Software Instruments | Innovating Music Podcast
In this week's Innovating Music podcast, Matt Black has been intrigued by computers since reading "The Shockwave Rider" from a bookmobile in his small English village of his youth. Since then, he has created scratch mixes from a set of decks across London warehouse parties in the late 1980s, pirate radio, become the band Coldcut, created major hits, launched the label Ninja Tune, and developed mad programming skills. He builds what he calls "software instruments" for the iPad and (when he can) Android, expanding this year from Ninja Jam to JammPro, letting artists make their own tracks.
City Shapes, Streets, Layers, and Ecosystems | Innovating Music Podcast
Kwende Kefentse, digs into the urban terrain, fabric, and politics of the city and music, with the lens of "urban morphology" hitting topics ranging the origins of hip hop in the South Bronx, trends in music cities where industry and community connect, the industry as an intermediator, city metabolisms for music, missing dynamic models, and the role of media.
Making a Music City Home | Innovating Music Podcast
Jesse Elliott helped create The Music District to support and work with music ecosystems in Ft. Collins, CO. He shares his journey as a musician, a creative community organizer, and the challenges and unique pilots that have worked locally and globally.
From a Sketch to an App to Change How We Sing | Innovating Music Podcast
At the age of 20, Andrew Goren brought together a team of professionals to launch the Harmony Helper app, which he developed from his own experiences and observations of live stage rehearsal and audition environments. Enjoy this perspective on building needed tools and think about your own journey . . . what could you have built by the age of 20?
Recording, Live, Virtual, and Augmenting Experiences | Innovating Music Podcast
Roman Rappak is forging ahead on two parallel tracks -- creating recorded music for traditional channels and creating new systems to create mixed reality experience with the same music in live environments.
Enjoying the Path: Violin to Bass to One-Stop Shop CEO | Innovating Music Podcast
Kristen Agee, CEO of 411 Music Group, shares the power of Asking, about technologies and tools that help her run and understand this IP-driven business, and how to create opportunities with persistence, great teams, and stepping forward to learn.
Create and Collaborate in the Palm of Your Hand | Innovating Music Podcast
Omid Rahmat came into the music business from the tech and app world in order to solve music creation workflow problems with Joyner Lucas -- and now solves them for more than 350,000 creators through the Tully App. He talks about ways to limit tech and financial overhead costs for entrepreneurial song creators.