The European Super League is an interesting example of power in value chains; then, how streaming services determine artist payouts.
More on the power of creators, and then an interview with Nathan Hubbard about Taylor Swift and the future of music.
Taylor Swift, like Dave Chappelle, is leveraging the power of the Internet to take control of their art.
Dan Wang returns to the Stratechery Daily Update interview to discuss what he has learned over the last year, the symbiosis of the U.S.-China relationship, and whether it will survive in the long run.
Spotify has acquired Locker Room, the sports-centric Clubhouse competitor. Clubhouse should be very nervous.
More on Spotify via interviews with Daniel Ek; then, Facebook and the Australian government come to an agreement that still entails paying off publishers.
Spotify’s Stream On event advertised Spotify’s ambitions to become an Aggregator. The plans were impressive, but should Spotify go even further?
More on Clubhouse, including the importance of AirPods, why it is different than Meerkat, conflict between privacy and competition, and monetization options.
Clubhouse will do for audio what Twitter, Instagram Stories, and TikTok did for text, images, and video.
Twitter’s acquisition of Revue points to a huge opportunity for the company; can the company execute well enough to take advantage?