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Tim Westergren: ‘Sessions Live is gamifying livestreaming’

The former Pandora chief tells IQ how his new livestreaming service is using learnings from the gaming world in order to generate substantial income for artists

By IQ on 04 May 2021


Plotting the path back: Live music tests its mettle

Event organisers around the world are using test events to prove that live entertainment can reopen safely

By IQ on 29 Apr 2021


Road to recovery: A timeline of pilot projects

IQ has put together an extensive list of the test events and experimental studies that aim to show a scientific path back to live

By IQ on 29 Apr 2021


Under cover operations: Insuring live music in 2021

As roadmaps to reopening roll out in key territories around the world, the subject of insurance has become more urgent than ever

By Gordon Masson on 23 Apr 2021


How Gareth Emery channelled his live show into NFTs

The renowned DJ and crypto pioneer is due to release his city-inspired NFT collection, LSR/CITY, later today

By IQ on 15 Apr 2021


Dušan Kovačević: “Exit 2021 will go down in history”

The founder and CEO of Serbia's best-known festival details the special 20th anniversary edition, planned for this July

By IQ on 09 Apr 2021


Tim Leiweke: “Climate change is the fight of our lives”

Months from the opening of Climate Pledge Arena, Oak View Group's CEO shares more details about the groundbreaking venue

By IQ on 08 Apr 2021


United at Home: How David Guetta live streams raised millions

Ahead of the next United at Home shows, organiser Michael Wiesenfeld reflects on the success of the spectacular charity concerts, which have been seen by 100m+ people

By Jon Chapple on 24 Mar 2021


I stream, you stream, we all stream (for live streams)

After 12 months of little concert activity, artists and fans continue to rely on digital shows for their live music fix. IQ asks leading players what comes next…

By IQ on 10 Mar 2021


One Year On: Industry leaders on the Covid anniversary

A full 12 months into pandemic restrictions, professionals across the business gauge the industry’s health and its state of preparedness for a triumphant restart

By Gordon Masson on 01 Mar 2021