A fresh look at Artist-to-Audience Communication

In this video clip from the recent Rethink Music conference in Boston, KU’s Nancy Baym (see her new blog: Online Fandom) makes the point that artist – fan collaborations are creating  economic transactions that aren’t generally factored into discussions about declining music revenues.

There’s a lot of work that doesn’t have to get done anymore because audiences do it…fans want to help – Nancy Baym

midemblog integrates curated Twitter feeds

The midemblog Livestream coverage of the Rethink Music conference in Boston this week is a good example of integrating curated Twitter feeds into a web page.

The panels are being streamed live side-by-side with curated, real-time, Twitter comments fed by @replies and hashtags (#rethinkmusic, #rethink, #berklee, #midem).

Check it out here & here.

What do you think?

Rethinking Music Pts. 1 and 2 – Creativity, Commerce and Policy

Check out these two excellent podcasts in preparation for the upcoming Rethink Music conference coming up this April in Boston.

Radio Berkman #168 Rethinking Music Pt. 1
Radio Berkman #173 Rethinking Music Pt. 2 – The Portrait of the Self-Published Artist