Next Radio on now; and music licences for podcasts
September 17, 2018
Next Radio, the radio and podcasting conference, is on now in central London. Speakers include Omny Studio, Acast, and a number of independent podcasters. Later in the week we'll link to videos from the event.
DAX has been named as distribution and monetisation partner for America 2.0, a new political drama serial to be released on September 19. ADT Security and Geico have signed up as its first advertisers.
Podcraft are testing a new Podcraft Produce dashboard, which helps you plan and produce podcasts. They're giving Podnews readers free access during the development process.
Get Early Access to Podchaser Creator Profiles — Hosts, Producers, Editors, and all podcast Creators, sign up for early access to your Podchaser Creator profile, and TeePublic will send you a free t-shirt and sticker branded with your podcast art!
An article in Dutch about music licensing for podcasts, interviewing Buma/Stemra, the Dutch collection agencies. Good news: there is a licence you can get to use music. Bad news: "These Buma / Stemra licenses only apply to music that is aimed at the Netherlands. If your online radio station or podcast is successful internationally, you will have to make separate licenses abroad." - and "When uploading music, we can not always arrange that for you because we do not manage the rights to the recording."
Author and podcaster Mike Luoma looks back at a dozen years of podcasting.
- UAE podcast Tales of the trade returns for a new season, focusing on Dubai's entrepreneurs, and "a few stories we believe that haven’t been told". (Amaeya FM / Podiant)
- SAPIENS: A podcast for everything human is a podcast at the intersection of science and storytelling. The producers take one question about the human experience per episode, and answer it using anthropology. (House of Pod / Libsyn)
<< iHeartMedia buys HowStuffWorks