West Chester, PAUSA
August 14, 2012
Get to know some of the other folks passionate about music tech. Brainstorm/assist where possible on new projects.
Led investment in Thumbplay (Acq. by ClearChannel) at my prior platform. Completed a thesis back in '05 that, among other things, included a quantitative analysis of how variables such as TV song placement, video game placement, and Pitchfork ratings correlated to an album's success on the Billboard charts.
We're in the early innings in harnessing the power of digital music, much like the 90s were the early innings of ecommerce. Availability is no longer the problem, but discovery and delivery very much are.
Wolfgang's Vault, WhoSampled, Songza, Animoog, TouchOSC
Serato :-) But seriously, iTunes. Spotify UX improving greatly, especially on tablet, but still generally miserable on mobile. Mobile discovery still tougher on Spotify than iTunes.
Venture investor. percussionist. DJ.