Brands are in a current state of flux in how they reach consumers. The ad-blocking Tsunami – which equals 415 million people, or about 22% of the world’s smartphone owners — has thrown off brands’ traditional advertising practices.
The band OK Go has become infamous for their beyond-this-world and high-bar-setting production behind music videos. Their last one for “Upside Down & Inside Out” was gravity-free, for fuck sake. Now, “A bunch of people asked if we are open to doing a fan-collaborated music video,” said OK Go singer and frontman, Damian Kulash, in […]
This content feature on Kaffeine Buzz, TheConnected.Buzz, is a roundup of festival, live event, music business, and technology news. Umbel Expands Multi-channel Fan Engagement Services With Lodestone Acquisition As the challenge of converging disparate siloes of valuable data into unified, actionable insights is lessening, solution providers are also coming together to make data access and […]
Introducing a new content feature on Kaffeine Buzz, TheConnected.Buzz, a weekly roundup of festival, live event, music business, and technology news. This includes original Kaffeine Buzz articles and some of the best industry pieces from the past week. The Tragedy at Pulse – Can it Lead to a United Force for More Gun Control? There […]
This past weekend wrapped the 2016 Governors Ball, and although Day 3 of the festival was canceled due to weather predictions of lightning and flooding, Days 1 and 2 packed a punch. For those of us not physically at the festival, we were still able to enjoy daytime sets from Eliot Sumner, London Soul, Holly […]
Part 1 of The Connected Music Series, “Music Sponsorships: The Golden Ticket for Brands That Get It,” covered the benefits, data, and examples of sponsored live events done well by brands, with Part 2, “The Social Mobile Concertgoer – Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em?” spotlighted the data behind the continuing rise of mobile and social […]
Part 1 of The Connected Music Series, “Music Sponsorships: The Golden Ticket for Brands That Get It,” covered the benefits, data, and examples of sponsored live events done well by brands, as discussed in the SXSW Music session, “Does Social Media Make Concerts Better?” Photo: International Businesss Times The session featured findings from the report, […]
Photo: Business Wire, Samsung This is Part 1 in this Connected Music Series, which features conversations, conference sessions, use cases, reports and data showcasing the digital and technological impact and influence on live music events. The traditional advertising model in all its forms seems well on its way to Disarray Town. Networks are trying to […]