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April 4, 2020

Episode 4: Album re-visits and a deep dive on Ticketmaster/Live Nation

Episode 4: Album re-visits and a deep dive on Ticketmaster/Live Nation

In our fourth episode, the pod discusses: old albums we've re-visited recently (Hed PE, Cypress Hill), Dave Grohl's new Instragram 'davegrohlstories', Live Nation pivot to emailing about streamable shows, and an ultimate deep dive into Live Ticketmaster/ Live Nation-- the history and shadiness. (On this episode: (0:00) Intro to the episode and re-visiting early Hed PE and Cypress Hill albums. (8:36) we appreciate Dave Grohl's new stories series on Instagram 'davegrohlstories'. (14:44) "creative" ways artists are boosting their soundscan numbers. (21:28) Live Nation pivot to emailing about streamable shows and potential paywall. (43:00) Discussion on scalpers requesting a bailout as a result of  COVID-19 impact on business. (48:45) The pod spends the last 50 minutes of the episode on an ultimate deep dive into Ticketmaster/Live Nation -- the history, timelines, the shadiness, and personal encounters. #nerdery

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