At the Nokia Music Connects conference in Mumbai yesterday, Brian Message, co-Manager of Radiohead, whose company ATC Management also manages other artists like Eliza Doolittle and Nick Cave, spoke with Ralph Simon about Social Media, streaming, live streaming, and how Radiohead decided to allow buyers to choose what they wanted to pay for their In Rainbows album in 2007: What does a manager need to tell the band to do on Social Media? The key thing is to adhere to the principle of not trying to sell. You try and be authentic. Nick Cave is a 50 year old guy. He's not going to be someone who tweets. But he takes a lot of pictures. So we put up pictures. It's very important that we try and push something that is not fake. Most fans out there require that from their artists. Fans want to know the real them and the authentic them. We tell the artists don't over sell, because people will follow you because of your authenticity. We're very very pro technology. We want to work with the likes of Google and Spotify, and see the advantages of technology, and the direct artist-fan model. There was a structure on the supply side that got between the artist and the fan. The Internet allows you to reach the fan direct. Anybody can be an artist,anybody is a fan, and the dialog between us and the fan is where the business is growing. The forefront of growth is technological change. Breaking…
- What Made It Easier For Fraudsters To Access People’s Biometrics, Aadhaar Details In Kolkata? October 4, 2023
- Bengaluru gig workers, taxi drivers demand ban on commercial carpooling services October 4, 2023
- Karnataka invites agencies to set up an Information Disorder Tackling Unit October 4, 2023
- Watch Live Today: International trends in Network usage fees October 4, 2023
- “Why Does Prasar Bharati need my money?”: YouTuber Meghnad’s Copyright Struggles with Government Content October 4, 2023
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
Factors like Indus not charging developers any commission for in-app payments and antitrust orders issued by India's competition regulator against Google could contribute to...
Is open-sourcing of AI, and the use cases that come with it, a good starting point to discuss the responsibility and liability of AI?...
RBI Deputy Governor Rabi Shankar called for self-regulation in the fintech sector, but here's why we disagree with his stance.
Straw man fallacy: IT Ministers’ defence of government exemptions in data protection law misses the point
Both the IT Minister and the IT Minister of State have chosen to avoid the actual concerns raised, and have instead defended against lesser...
The Central Board of Film Certification found power outside the Cinematograph Act and came to be known as the Censor Board. Are OTT self-regulating...
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...