Reports & Publications

Democratisation and accessibility of data is one of our fundamental goals and principles. As a result, this section is available for any interested party, from a music artist in search of more insights about the music NFT space, to a data analyst exploring our code to inform himself better. The topics range from the analysis of operational mechanisms of DSPs to more qualitative opinion pieces about the developments within the Music Web3 space. We have co written with outlets such as Music Tomorrow, Appetite for Distraction and NFT Plazas. 

 

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My latest article with NFT Plazas  that focuses on a breakdown of new platforms and marketplaces within the music NFT space. Please check it out to discover alternative approaches, visions and operational mechanisms happening right now.

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My latest report written with my IMA colleagues explores the TikTok Duet Feature, providing a data driven analysis of three different case studies. Check our conclusions to see what kind of impact this feature has on the overall music landscape and especially so for independent artists and creators.

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The second half of the 2-part-piece written with NFT Plazas that focuses on identifying and exploring the most relevant and innovative processes currently happening within the web3 field in music. Check it out to see my opinion on what's about to happen i the foreseeable future. 

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The first half of the 2-part-piece written with NFT Plazas that focuses on describing and exploring the most relevant and important processes currently happening within the web3 field in music. Check it out to see my opinion on what's about to happen i the foreseeable future. 

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Trying to assess the fairness of the official editorial Spotify playlists together with Julie Knibbe and Music Tomorrow. What is the relative power of the Big Three record labels, how fair are the editorials in relation to the emerging artists, and other data driven insights. 

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A piece written with NFT Plazas that focuses on exploring the underlying value and the innovation processes behind music NFTs 

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An overview written for the news outlet NFT Plazas, focusing on the strategies used by the most active and relevant proponents of the NFT technology. 

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A long article co written together with Yash Bagal for his "Appetite for Distraction" newsletter, focusing on new meritocratic and free of cost mechanisms in music promotion.

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A piece written for the news outlet NFT Plazas, focusing on the breakdown of the most relevant music NFT marketplaces.

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Case study portraying the "Tik Tok Effect" of the discovery of an artist and his while catalogue. Are active TT users also active listeners?

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In this report we are exploring the trends of song duration during the last decade, as well as addressing potential reasons and explanations.

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Does explicit lyrical content in music increase the song's chances of becoming popular and viral? We have done a quick analysis of the TikTok and Spotify environment and wanted to share some insights with you

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THIS REPORT WAS PRODUCED AND CO-WRITTEN TOGETHER WITH MUSIC TOMORROW.