Moana from Quality Goods Records, Secret Sky Festival, Live Nation Q1 Earnings, and much more
Welcome to Episode 59!
Samir: Madeon - Dream Dream Dream
NEW MUSIC FROM ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING
Social Kid, Mr. Kristopher - LUMINARE
Skrybe - I’ll Be Raining Fire
Tchami - Proud (DJ Craze Remix)
GRiZ - Bangers.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
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%
People bitching about sets on a stream not being “live”
WHAT ARE WE LISTENING TO?
Baauer - AETHER
ARTISTS WE'RE WATCHING