Reprex’s co-founder, Daniel Antal and our Listen Local curator, Marie Zhorová participated in the MaMA Festival & Convention in Paris on 13-15 October within the JUMP Music Market Accelerator Program. We introduced our Digital Music Observatory to national music organizations and encouraged them to try out a cooperation with us.
Our report highlights some important lessons. First, we show that in the era of global music sales platforms it is impossible to understand the economics of music streaming without international data harmonization and advanced surveying and sampling. …
Our Digital Music Observatory contributes to the Music Creators’ Earnings in the Streaming Era project with understanding the level of justified and unjustified differences in rightsholder earnings, and putting them into a broader music economy context.
rOpenGov, Reprex, and other open collaboration partners teamed up to build on our expertise of open source statistical software development further: we want to create a technologically and financially feasible data-as-service to put our reproducible research products into wider user for the business analyst, scientific researcher and evidence-based policy design communities. Our new release will help with automated economic impact and environmental impact analysis.
This report outlines the emergence of private and public sector support for the music industries in Wales since the pandemic commenced; examines the advice given to the music industries concerning roadmaps out of the pandemic; reviews the industry …
In July 2020, Professor Paul Carr of University of South Wales was commissioned by the Welsh Parliament to create a report examining the music industries in Wales hit by Covid-19 in Wales. Many of his findings may be very interesting starting points for a discussion in other small nations.
The problem of the music industry is not too little, but too much data. Music is drowning in numbers, and it has too little resources to turn much data into valuable information. We have shown that we open collaboration is the key to success.
The Digital Muisc Observatory monitors the music markets with an economic methodology: we not only measure market volumes and prices, but we also measure both demand- and supply side indicators so that we can forecast future market volumes or prices.