5 Questions For Dave Kusek on The Cloud, Topspin, Hype Machine, SoundCloud, and The Death of MySpace
Dave Kusek, the author of The Future of Music, is a man who needs no introduction but just in case you don’t already know him he’s Vice President at Berklee College of Music and he is responsible for managing the online music school, Berkleemusic.com. He also recently launched a new service that helps musicians empower themselves called, Music Power Network.
Since he is a prolific blogger, futurist and strategist (read all about that on his blog http://www.futureofmusicbook.com/ ) I wanted to ask him his opinion about some of the hottest buzzwords in the Music Business Today: The Cloud, Topspin, Hype Machine, SoundCloud the death of MySpace,
Ariel: OK Dave, here’s how this will work. I am going to throw some one-sentence statements at you pertaining to the music industry. I’d like you to state whether you think each statement is true or false, and then provide an explanation for your choice.
Dave: Sounds good. Shoot… (more…)