SHOW NOTES

Episode 59

Moana from Quality Goods Records, Secret Sky Festival, Live Nation Q1 Earnings, and much more

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Welcome to Episode 59!

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And make sure to check out our playlists which contain all the music we mention! You can find the music by episode on our Spotify user profile and all the Artists We're Watching on our Soundcloud.

ON REPEAT

Samir: Madeon - Dream Dream Dream

NEW MUSIC FROM ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING

Social Kid, Mr. Kristopher - LUMINARE

Graves - deadsong (feat. 93FEETOFSMOKE) (tyler lawrence x waitwhat remix)

Skrybe - I’ll Be Raining Fire

NEW MUSIC

Tchami - Proud (DJ Craze Remix)

GRiZ - Bangers[5].zip

BOOGIE T.Rio - Dear Weed Man (Ganja White Night Remix)

Jay Robinson, Idris Elba - Know Yourself

  • Released on Mau5trap

NEWS & CULTURE

Secret Sky Recap

UZ & Quality Good Records put together a two-weekend virtual festival called Quality Goods Exports

  • We chatted with Mouna, Head of Operations for Quality Good Records

  • She manages UZ, Ian Munro, Anoraak, and clavette.

Live Nation releases Q1 earnings and plan for future

  • Here's an article on it

  • 20% net revenue decrease

  • CEO of Live Nation, Michael Rapino said that they will be testing crowd less broadcasted festivals, drive-in concerts, and reduced capacity events where it is allowed

  • Apparently, over 90% of Fans Opting to Keep Tickets for shows over Refunds

  • Alec: However, 2019 was a strong year for Live Nation...

  • Sponsorship grew revenue by 17%, operating income by 17% and AOI by 16%;

  • Top 88 sponsors collectively spent approximately $400 million to reach fan base

  • Ticketmaster grew operating income by 15% and AOI by 11%;

  • Presence - Live Nation's digital ticketing product - was deployed in over 700 venues by the end of 2019, including over 90% of major sports and Live Nation buildings, operating 50,000 events

  • Concert revenue was up 8%

ANTI-PLUR MOMENT

People bitching about sets on a stream not being “live”

WHAT ARE WE LISTENING TO?

Stormzy - Own it (ft Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy (Joel Corry Remix)

Baauer - AETHER

ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING

Alec: Mimzyboy // Spotify // Instagram // Boy Epic - Drama (Night City Remix) (track)

Samir: MYTHM // Soundcloud // Instagram // Killa (track)