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Music Tectonics

Aug 20, 2020

As the pandemic hit and music teachers scrambled to find new technology to support remote learning, many turned to Hear about how music and education intersect from Toms Rusovs, CEO and Co-founder of, MidemLab 2020 winner in the Music Creation & Education category. Toms explores how this new learning tool supports learning in over 10K schools by breaking down popular songs to teach essential musical ideas. When a teacher isn’t available, there's AI technology to customize lessons to the student. The result: students practice more and learn faster.  As user generated content (UGC) becomes ever more important in the music industry, platforms like provide the ultimate fan engagement: learning how to play your favorite songs by your favorite artists.  What does this mean for the future of music education beyond the pandemic? How will this technology bring new revenue streams, new listeners, and new artists to the music industry? What gave the edge in negotiating deals with publishers?

The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Visit to learn more, and find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Let us know what you think!