Streaming and Discovering Indie Music in 2021

Mar 16, 2021

10:15am – 11:10am CT

Music streaming services have transformed the music landscape, driving dramatic changes in listening, distribution, and discovery, introducing consumers to music by artists that they never would have found before, and who were often ignored by analog era music distribution platforms.

This panel will examine the relationship between the streaming services that millions of fans use to listen to music and the indie musicians who have tapped into these innovations to connect in never before possible ways, weaving together data and real-world experience. Panelists will share both a macro view and personal insights about what it means to democratize the music industry.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Richard Burgess

American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)

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Garrett Levin

Digital Media Association (Dima)

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Madeline Nelson

Amazon Music / Heads Music

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