“How We Listen Now” Confronts the Music Industry

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Cortney Harding is on a mission to wake up the music industry. The writer and music industry consultant has recently published How We Listen Now: Essays and Conversations about Music and Technology, a provocative examination of two different worlds: on the one hand, consumers are experiencing music on their own time, in ...

“Be Prepared to Never Make Money on Your Work”: A Music Industry Insider Speaks

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

If you want to understand the future of the music industry, follow Cortney Harding. She is an expert at helping emerging artists find audiences through the intersection of music, branding, and technology -- the three essential requirements for any artist to succeed in the reinvented music industry. Her resume includes ...

How Soundrop Turns Music Discovery into a Social Experience Among Fans and Artists

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Imagine yourself discovering a hip new band on Spotify while you chat live with other fans -- or even with the band itself. Thanks to Oslo-based music start-up Soundrop, you can do just that. The two-year-old music service provides a social platform through which you can listen to music, share ...