Episode #43: Cataloging The Past While Looking To The Future

by The Future of What

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Each year, independent labels converge in New York to talk trade at A2IM’s annual Indie Week conference. On this episode bring you some insight into the event with a panel moderated by Portia. She’s joined by some of the indie world’s best, including Mute Records’ Nicole Blonder, Sara Dempsey of ABKCO Music & Records, Dave Martin (Omnian Music Group), and General Manager of Concord Music Group, Jim Selby. While catalog is at the forefront of the discussion, the group touched on marketing to new audiences, adapting to streaming services, and making an impact on social media.


Nicole Blonder (Mute Records)
Sara Dempsey (ABKCO Music & Records)
Jim Selby (Concord Music Group)
Dave Martin (Omnian Music Group)


Elliott Smith "Between The Bars"
Corin Tucker Band "Neskowin"
Horse Feathers "Fit Against The Country"


released June 24, 2016



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