Day: 19 juin 2018

Spotify on political resistance: ‘You have to choose what side of history you want to be on’

When Spotify launched its ‘I’m With The Banned’ campaign in July 2017, it was a surprising sign that the music-streaming service was willing to take political stands – in this case, against the Trump administration’s efforts to introduce a travel ban covering six predominantly-Muslim countries.
Spotify’s chief marketing officer Seth Farbman hosted a panel at the Cannes Lions conference this afternoon, titled ‘Creativity in the Age of Resistance’, which included two of the artists who’d collaborated as part of that project: Methal Hamadi and Sam Harris. Paola Mendoza, co-founder of The Soze Agency, moderated.
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Lyor Cohen on YouTube and the music biz: ‘We have a new love affair’

Fresh from a series of media interviews to promote the launch of YouTube Music Premium – including a chat with Music Ally – YouTube’s global head of music Lyor Cohen gave a keynote speech at the Cannes Lions conference today.
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