Mark Mulligan

New Webinar on What Comes After Lockdown

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
Want to know what happens in the post-Lockdown era? Join us for our  free-to-attend Recovery Economics webinar   tomorrow  (Wednesday 10th June) at 4pm BST / 11am EST / 8am PT for insight on music,…
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Recovery Economics | Bounce Forward not Back

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
COVID-19 social distancing measures caused unprecedented dislocation to the entertainment economy. With a recession now a question of ‘how bad’ rather than ‘if’, entertainment companies have to…
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The Music Industry’s Next Five Growth Drivers

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
The risk with trying to imagine what the future might look like is to simply think it is going to be a brighter, shinier version of today. At this precise moment in time, this has perhaps never been truer.  …
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The Future of Live

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
The almost total cessation of live music has sent shockwaves throughout the wider music industry. Though live companies are clearly at the epicentre, labels and streaming services are the in the blast…
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Artists – Have Your Voice Heard

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
MIDiA is fielding its third biannual Artist Survey. Our two surveys last year were very successful and got hundreds of artist responses. MIDiA’s artist surveys takes the pulse of the artist community…
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Spotify Q1 2020: Choppy Waters Ahead

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
Spotify’s first quarter earnings were a mixed bag, with a largely positive picture for Q1 but some warning signs for the remainder of the year: Subscribers:  Spotify’s Q1 earnings may not have…
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Lockdown Listening and the Independent Artist

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
After an initial lockdown lull, streaming levels are – on the surface – beginning to normalise. Underlying the macro-level normalisation, ‘lockdown listening’ is in fact resulting in dramatic shifts…
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