25 Apr 2020

Dr Fabio Morreale explains how platforms like Spotify influence our listening habits

From RNZ Music, 12:30 pm on 25 April 2020

Music Streaming Platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal offer instant access to music in a way previously unimagined. 

Dr Fabio Morreale

Dr Fabio Morreale Photo: supplied

We can access full catalogues from almost any musician we want to. And they watch what we listen to and then suggest songs we might like.

Dr Fabio Morreale, lecturer of Music Technology at Auckland University is suspicious -  Are platforms like Spotify monitoring and shaping our behaviour with music in a fair way?

Charlotte Ryan spoke to him about his research.

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More on this subject from Dr Morreale here: https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/news/2020/03/16/The-subtle-ways-spotify-tells-us-what-to-listen-to.html