An interactive audio drama for smart speakers from Netflix
April 19, 2018 · Updated May 2, 2018 · 1.8 minutes to read
Netflix has worked with Google to produce an interactive audio drama on Google’s smart speakers. It’s an audio adventure called Lost in Space; to play: “OK, Google, play the Lost in Space game”. It also works on Google Assistant on your phone.
- “OK, Google - ask podnews for the latest” is also a good party trick.
Spotify is planning a redesign for free users, says The Verge. It’s unclear from this story what this means for podcasts within Spotify’s free tier.
Consider Blubrry Pro — Bandwidth bill have you frustrated? Find out why commercial shows are switching to Blubrry! We will beat any competitors per GB price. Includes IAB Certified Stats! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Hosting on SoundCloud? SoundCloud’s Financial Losses Are Way, Way Worse Than We Thought, says a piece in the (not altogether impartial) Digital Music News website.
Finding the tricky balance between editorial and advertising is a blog from Lionel Birnie, co-host of The Cycling Podcast, talking about how they raise money and their relationship with advertisers. Cabana has, separately, published 5 things to know about bringing sponsors onto your podcast.
A piece about Paul Bae, who 'Helped Spearhead the Audio Drama Movement’, in DiscoverPods. He’s behind The Black Tapes.
StudioBricks is a Barcelona-based startup that sends you a studio in a box. It’s more a voice booth than a studio; and expect it to be about $10,000. But still, if it avoids a commute…
Thank you to Mike Cooper, the British podcast voiceover for your support.
A favour? If you’re in a podcast group on Facebook, or Reddit, or LinkedIn, or even Google+ (that’s still going, right?), I’d be really grateful if you’d let your community know about Podnews and tell them to subscribe. The more subscribers we get, the more impact we’ll have. Thank you.
<< Eagle Rock Brewery on The Unfiltered Gentlemen