interview posts

Sam Lee Deezer

Interview with Sam Lee: “We’ve built up a strong editorial voice for Deezer”

How important are playlists for driving listening to streaming platforms? Deezer's editor gives us some insight


Interview: Jason Reed: “Genuine enthusiasm can go a long way” in the music industry

Meet Domino Recording Co's head of digital, the fourth of our Midem Label Ambassadors!

artist accelerator

Interview with Ellen Healy: “Music has always been deeply ingrained into the Pepsi brand”

Why is Pepsi a partner of the new talent programme Midem Artist Accelerator? Find out...

Jazz Atkin

Interview with Jazz Atkin: “Watching in real-time as fans fall in love with a record”

Meet Mom+Pop's digital marketing manager, our second Midem Label Ambassador!

Matt Riley Spotify

Interview: Matt Riley: “Never under-estimate the power of your networks”

Meet AWAL/Kobalt Label Services' head of digital marketing, the first of our Midem Label Ambassadors!

Delphine Ferré, Deezer

Interview with Delphine Ferré: Labels should “think of Deezer first when launching new artists”

With Pepsi, Deezer is a partner of the new Midem Artist Accelerator. Here's why!

Syd Lawrence Midem Hack Day 2012

The Best of Midem Hack Day: MyNight & Artistify, by Syd Lawrence

Our look back at the best of Midem Hack Day's past five years continues with the particularly outstanding 2012 edition

Kahlil Ashanti, Indiloop

Interview: Indiloop’s Kahlil Ashanti: “Trying to get it right first time harms success”

MidemLab 2014 finalist Indiloop aims “to democratise the remix and become the Instagram of music,” no less!

Bas Grasmayer

Are labels innovating enough? An interview with Zvooq’s Bas Grasmayer

For the product lead at Russian streaming service Zvooq, some labels have "no idea" about technology; but there are promising signs

Crilio at Midem Festival 2014, © Desjardins/Image & Co

Interview: Criolo: “Music is an expression of love; that helps people carry on”

We spoke to one of the biggest stars of Midem's focus on Brazil about the industry crisis, new media... and Midem!