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Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real time. Looking for more? Sign up for a free account at chartmetric.com, subscribe to Beats & Bytes at blog.chartmetric.com, and reach out on our socials.

Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real time. Looking for more? Sign up for a free account at chartmetric.com, subscribe to Beats & Bytes at blog.chartmetric.com, and reach out on our socials.

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Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real time. Looking for more? Sign up for a free account at chartmetric.com, subscribe to Beats & Bytes at blog.chartmetric.com, and reach out on our socials.

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@chartmetric

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English

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6464075734


Episodes

The Data-Driven Fandom of BTS ARMY With Ami Patel

8/24/2021
On this episode, we chat with Ami Patel, a writer for Water & Music, a passionate analyst of the international music scene, and the “Leslie Knope” of K-Pop fandom! Ami is a music marketing strategist from Houston, Texas, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston. She has a passion for artist development and the global music market and frequently shares her thoughts on current music trends and new music discoveries on her...

Duration:00:53:45

How Data is Redefining the Role of A&R in the Music Industry Today

6/15/2021
On this episode, we chat with Tommaso Rocchi, a 2020 Master of Arts graduate of The Global Entertainment and Music Business program at Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain. As a former college radio Music Director at the University of Padua in northern Italy, Rocchi then moved on to Berklee to focus on copyright law, new business models, and data analytics. In September 2020, Rocchi penned a Chartmetric article entitled “How Data is Redefining the Role of A&R in the Music Industry...

Duration:00:54:30

Spotify Follower Ratio, Artist Growth & Fan Engagement With Components' Andrew Thompson

6/8/2021
On this episode, we chat with Andrew Thompson, Editor and Founder of Components, a media and culture publication focused on data journalism. Originally from California, Andrew received a degree in Political Science and Government from Temple University before moving into journalism. Becoming increasingly interested in data and data science, Andrew eventually became the Data Editor and Audience Development Manager at design software startup Ceros and then the Editorial Director of video...

Duration:01:04:33

How to Promote Your Music in Southeast Asian Trigger Cities With Adam Kanwal

6/2/2021
On this episode, we talk to Adam Kanwal about the article he wrote for the Chartmetric blog entitled, How to Promote Your Music in Southeast Asian Trigger Cities. Kanwal is a Digital Marketing and Analytics Consultant, working with artists including Amorphous, Still Woozy, Remi Wolf, Suzuki Saint, and Miss Madeline to analyze TikTok and YouTube trajectories, building campaigns from the ground up. He’s formed partnerships with over one hundred influencers globally, and has also served as the...

Duration:00:39:55

Music and Mental Health in the Streaming Era With Camille Lopez-Silvero

5/25/2021
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, on this episode, we talk to Berklee's Camille Lopez-Silvero about the article she wrote for the Chartmetric blog entitled, The Under 27 Club: Music and Mental Health in the Streaming Era. Lopez-Silvero is a 2021 Global Entertainment and Music Business Master of Arts candidate at the Berklee College of Music program in Valencia, Spain, and a 2020 Northwestern University graduate. She currently serves as the Head of Marketing and Branding at...

Duration:00:32:58

Playlisting and Digital Strategies for Artists With Songular’s Sam Lee

4/19/2021
On this episode, we talk to the Founder and Director of London-based firm Songular, Sam Lee. We discuss streaming playlist strategies to grow your audience, how TikTok may or may not be for every artist, and how music data may be important, but at the end of the day, it's better if #ArtistsBeArtists (Songular's hashtag) According to Songular’s website: “We amplify creative voices through forward-thinking digital services. Songular is an independent music company that empowers fearless...

Duration:01:03:59

The Rise of Regional Latin Music: Latin Music Genres Evolution With Francisco Toscano

4/7/2021
Francisco Toscano is back to discuss the final part of our series on The Rise of Regional Latin Music. Here, we will preview where he sees not only Mexican Corridos or Colombian Cumbia going, and how these and other forms of Latin American genres are mixing to create new music for today’s younger generations. Francisco is an A&R Researcher for a major label, based in and from the great city of Ciudad de México, and has a background in financial services. He holds an MBA from ESADE, located...

Duration:00:46:21

The Rise of Regional Latin Music: Colombian Music Genres With Sony A&R Francisco Toscano

3/16/2021
On this second episode in our Latin regional music series, we talk to A&R professional and expert in the Latin American music scene, Francisco Toscano, who released another English and Spanish version of an article on the Chartmetric blog entitled The Rise of Regional Latin Music, Part 2: Colombian Music Genres or El Ascenso Mundial de la Música Latinoamericana, Parte 2: Música Regional Colombiana. It is a white paper on four of the most popular Colombian genres being streamed today on all...

Duration:00:37:55

Hip-Hop Business Strategy With Trapital Founder Dan Runcie

3/11/2021
On this episode, we speak with Dan Runcie, the Founder of the business/hip-hop/culture media company Trapital. Launching in early 2018, Trapital began as a subscription-based newsletter, but provides now features a podcast and a free weekly memo focusing on the business strategy of hip-hop, talking about topics like Beyoncé’s streaming strategy, how the hip-hop’s indie community has taken off and How Tyler, The Creator Built a Cult-Like Following. Trapital’s readers are music executives,...

Duration:00:54:54

Data-Driven Digital Music Distribution With InnerCat's Paris Cabezas

2/24/2021
On this episode, we talk with Latin music mogul Paris Cabezas. Born and raised in rural Cuba, the MIT Applied Mathematics grad got his start working on the first generation of Yamaha’s digital mixing consoles. This studio engineering stint helped him become the Grammy-nominated producer that he is now, and he's also been able to apply his technical acumen to the various functions of InnerCat Music Group, which Cabezas founded in 2012. InnerCat handles artist marketing, music distribution,...

Duration:01:00:39

How to Be a Successful Independent Artist With Cullah

1/28/2021
Cullah is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, based independent musician who has released an album every year on his birthday — April 27 — for the past 14 years. For his 30th birthday in 2021, he’ll be releasing his 15th album, ½, as a testament to the fact that he’s released an album every year for half of his life. The son of a classically trained jazz musician and a farm-raised mathematician and computer scientist, “Cullah was brought up with the awareness of the balance between the creative and...

Duration:01:07:41

The Rise of Regional Latin Music: Mexican Music Genres With Sony A&R Francisco Toscano

1/21/2021
On this episode, we talk to A&R professional and expert in the Latin American music scene, Francisco Toscano, who just released both an English and Spanish version of an article on the Chartmetric blog entitled The Rise of Regional Latin Music, Part 1: Mexican Music Genres or El Ascenso Mundial de la Música Latinoamericana, Parte 1: Música Regional Mexicana. It is a white paper on five of the most popular Mexican genres being streamed today on all of your favorite DSPs. Read The Rise of...

Duration:00:29:51

Building Music Tech Solutions With The Orchard CTO Jacob Fowler

12/14/2020
Today’s guest is Jacob Fowler, Chief Technology Officer at The Orchard. The company is “a pioneering music dis­tri­b­u­tion company and top-ranked video network … [with] local reps in 45 markets. From digital retailers and physical stores to performance rights societies, [The Orchard’s] partnerships help amplify your reach and revenue across multiple business verticals.” Graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in Political Science & Southeast Asian studies, Fowler first...

Duration:00:42:23

Becoming a Music Industry Leader in Asian Music Markets With Priya Dewan

12/2/2020
Priya is an Indian citizen born in the Philippines, raised in Singapore, and educated in American schools. Just four years after graduating from Boston University, Priya worked her way up from intern to Label Manager at Warp Records, where she ran the show for another four years. As soon as she left Warp in 2011, she moved back to Singapore and started her own booking agency and artist consultancy called Feedback Asia, where she worked directly with talent like CHVRCHES, Beach House, Yuna,...

Duration:00:50:55

The State of Music Synchronization With Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan, Part 2

11/23/2020
At How Music Charts, we try to showcase those pushing the edge of music and data, and today we talk with Joel T. Jordan, Founder and President at Synchtank. Headquartered in London with offices in New York and Los Angeles, Synchtank offers a range of cloud-based SaaS solutions for managing digital entertainment assets, intellectual property, metadata and royalties. Getting his start in the music industry at ripe age of 13, Jordan started one of the hardcore punk scene’s seminal labels,...

Duration:00:31:42

The State of Music Synchronization With Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan, Part 1

11/16/2020
At How Music Charts, we try to showcase those pushing the edge of music and data, and today we talk with Joel T. Jordan, Founder and President at Synchtank. Headquartered in London with offices in New York and Los Angeles, Synchtank offers a range of cloud-based SaaS solutions for managing digital entertainment assets, intellectual property, metadata and royalties. Getting his start in the music industry at ripe age of 13, Jordan started one of the hardcore punk scene’s seminal labels,...

Duration:00:48:48

Understanding Your Pandora Data With Dan Wissinger and Jay Troop

11/10/2020
If you haven’t heard the news, we’ve recently become the first third-party music analytics company to host Pandora data publicly, which includes stream counts, monthly listeners, and station adds for hundreds of thousands of artists. So, we’re especially excited about our guests today: Dan Wissinger and Jay Troop. Dan is currently a Senior Product Manager at Pandora, where he spearheads the Next Big Sound and AMP product teams, and Jay is a Senior Analyst for Next Big Sound and AMP. He’s...

Duration:01:18:47

The UK Music Diversity Report 2020 With Christine Osazuwa, Paulette Long OBE & Ammo Talwar MBE

11/2/2020
SEE THE 2020 UK MUSIC DIVERSITY REPORT HERE: https://www.ukmusic.org/equality-diversity/uk-music-diversity-taskforce-workforce-diversity-survey/2020-report/ At How Music Charts, we try to bring a new perspective to the music business, and today that perspective is from me! I’m Christine Osazuwa, Global Marketing Director of Data & Insights at Warner Music Group. I was also the first guest on this podcast back in December 2019, which at this point, seems about 100 years ago. In honor of UK...

Duration:01:28:40

Predicting the Future of the Music Business With Cherie Hu, Part 2

10/20/2020
Over the past few years, Cherie has been a regular contributor to multiple major music business publications, including Forbes, Billboard, NPR Music, Rolling Stone, and many more. While she still has her own column on music and tech for Music Business Worldwide, in early 2019, Cherie also started Water & Music, her own membership community where she uses Patreon, Discord and a weekly newsletter to keep her 8K+ subscribers and 700+ Patrons up to date on the latest innovations in the music...

Duration:00:31:57

Predicting the Future of the Music Business With Cherie Hu, Part 1

10/15/2020
Over the past few years, Cherie has been a regular contributor to multiple major music business publications, including Forbes, Billboard, NPR Music, Rolling Stone, and many more. While she still has her own column on music and tech for Music Business Worldwide, in early 2019, Cherie also started Water & Music, her own membership community where she uses Patreon, Discord and a weekly newsletter to keep her 8K+ subscribers and 700+ Patrons up to date on the latest innovations in the music...

Duration:00:54:58