The streaming platforms continue to iterate playlist strategies and, at last, differentiate. But where are the game changers? How much more longevity do playlists have, now that podcasts and smart speakers are gaining traction?
Spotify is benefitting from Snap’s desire to make Snapchat bigger in India, where it faces powerful competition in the form of TikTok. AR lenses is (for now) one area that differentiates Snapchat from that rival.
It’s clear that, by the numbers at least, the business of classical music has been in a heap of trouble for some time; what is less clear is why. Pundits from different corners of the arts world have no shortage of explanations or theories about what has most contributed to the genre’s decline in cultural relevancy.