Post-Millennials – Changes in Music Consumption & Community

August 1, 2013

Editorial that appeared on Music Think Tank (MTT) In 2012, we at Gracie Management created a model to predict high music consumption among Millennials and what drives music consumption, which led to great conversation. Since then, we have conducted new research and analysis, this time among the next generation – The Pluralist Generation (Plurals). The… read more »

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Afropop: More Than a Notion.

March 28, 2013

With prominent Afropop and Afropop-influenced groups releasing albums in 2013, such as the USA’s Vampire Weekend, it is time to reflect on the influence the great continent has had on music and culture worldwide. Although forgotten by many music and cultural critics, those paying close attention to trends over the past decades can see very… read more »

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My Top 10 Songs of 2012 – Overall

December 22, 2012

Top 10 Songs of 2012 For those who say music is not that good these days, I respond by saying you must be old (note: “old” is a state of mind for me, not an actual age). This year may have proved to be the most difficult list for me to compile as I could… read more »

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My Top 10 Latin Songs of 2012

December 22, 2012

Top 10 Latin Songs of 2012. 2012 proved to be an above exceptional year for music overall. One could argue even more so for Latin artists, who continue to fight the restrictions put on them by mainstream society regarding what it means to be a Latin artist – combatting history and lethargy by some critics… read more »

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Vinyl LPs Are the New Black!

August 20, 2012

Gracie Management Poll™ Finds 30% of Core Music Consumers Plan to Buy a Vinyl LP in the Next 12 Months Potential of over 21 million consumers in the US looking to purchase LPs from artists whom they like With the music industry having been in a downward spiral for many years, there has been an… read more »

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63% of Core Music Buyers Prefer Music from the Past

August 16, 2012

Gracie Management Poll™ finds 63% of core music buyers prefer music from the past. Younger people are having a greater respect for older artists than in the past, providing new opportunities for those artists who are still active. In an industry where a small percentage of polished, brand new, plugged-in and tech-savvy artists, think Justin… read more »

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