Archive for 2019/01

Is Music Out Of Touch With America?

“Don’t help elect Trump, you egotistical, billionaire assshole! Go back to getting ratioed on Twitter. Go back to Davos with other billionaire elites who think they know how to run the world.” A protester to Howard Schultz at a book signing event last night. Howard Schultz Against the Hecklers For two years we’ve been hearing […]

Are You Gonna Watch The Grammys?-SiriusXM This Week

Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday January 29th, on Volume 106, 7 PM East, 4 PM West. Phone #: 844-6-VOLUME, 844-686-5863 Twitter: @siriusxmvolume/#lefsetzlive Hear the episode live on SiriusXM VOLUME: HearLefsetzLive If you miss the episode, you can hear it on demand on the SiriusXM app: LefsetzLive

Making Hits

Netflix makes hits. Streaming music services do not. The latest example of this is “You.” A failure on Lifetime, it’s a viral success on Netflix. As of two weeks ago, 40 million households had partaken of an episode within a month of “You” launching on Netflix. On Lifetime, it barely broke a million. Proving, once […]

The State Of Stardom

Everybody does not know your name. No one is as big as they used to be in the pre-internet era. No one reaches everybody, no one is known by everybody, never have individual stars meant less. Platforms are the stars, from Spotify to Facebook to Amazon. You can be famous and broke. If you’re not […]