Uploaded on Oct 7, 2011
Marc Geiger of William Morris Endeavor joins Ian Rogers in studio to talk about his career in the music industry, ArtistDIRECT, William Morris, Lollapalooza, the current state of tech and music, and much, much more!
2:30 - How Marc got his start
14:45 - Marc describes how Lollapalooza got started
19:50 - How Marc got started with William Morris
22:30 - Describing what working at William Morris is like
25:10 - Using the same device to consume various media has removed the friction between the various media industries (TV/Film/Music)
28:25 - The issue now in the music industry is the license and business model
31:15 - "I think until apple launches [their music service]... I am going to take a wait and see approach"
39:00 - Discussing trusted filters, Pitchfork.com, and how it translates to sales
41:15 - "If an artist got above an 8 review on pitchfork, we would get 40 calls to book them"
43:00 - "You can break a band off one pitchfork review"
43:15 - What is Marc Geiger currently listening to?