Radio Sodoma tops the charts in Finland; introducing 'microcasts'
October 14, 2019 · 2.2 minutes to read
Radio Sodoma has topped the Finnish podcast charts, with the dark comedy podcast achieving 800,000 downloads in 14 days (not bad for a podcast in a language only spoken by 5.5m people). The podcast was released on Spotify and Apple Podcasts after spending a short time as an exclusive on YLE’s Areena app.
All the audio from OzPod 2019 from Melbourne VIC, Australia, is now online and downloadable. Meanwhile, PodMov Daily report that you can also stream selected sessions free from last month’s NAB RadioShow in Dallas TX, USA.
Producer Lars Murray has coined a thing called a “microcast”, arguing that a 7-10 minute podcast fits nicely on a smart speaker or inside a Spotify playlist. (We’ve got a microcast, it turns out. Listen here)
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The Athletic, a premium sports news website, has placed many of their podcasts on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
Marco Raaphorst notes that Spotify appears to be normalising the audio level of podcasts. Meanwhile, the method YouTube uses to normalise audio for their platform appears to have changed - it now aims for -14 LUFS rather than the previous algorithm, which didn’t, apparently, use LUFS at all.
Wondery have appointed Ranieri and Co to represent them in Australia and New Zealand. The company is based in Melbourne VIC, Australia, and appears to have just launched.
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In Singapore, Today covers people who left their full-time jobs to concentrate on their podcasts.
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