The new year has just begun and we are looking for new trends to be updated. What should we expect from our speakers in 2020?
2020: shorter songs
Forbes has already talked about this in 2019 but it seems to be a confirmation also in 2020: songs are becoming shorter in order to meet the increasingly lower listener’s attention. However songs’ structure is changing also because of streaming: it’s better to listen two short tracks instead of one long.
Last year Old Town Road by Lil Nas X has been the shortest number-one single from 1960s till today: it lasts only 113 seconds.
Read here the entire article by Forbes “10 Music Business Predictions For 2019”.
In the United States only there are more than 182 million subscribers to streaming services: listening to music with our loudspeakers from streaming sources is becoming a must, especially for young people. At the same time, the vinyl popularity is growing: while vinyl has always represents the quintessence of an high fidelity sound experience, today becomes an opportunity for young bands to make themselves known by different audiences but also a tool for historical bands to public reedition.
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Musical genres are mixing together from electronics to pop music, to trap; artists collaborations and experiments will be on the top rankings in 2020.
According to the Financial Times young producers are the protagonists, able to surprise and amuse us with special effects and artificial intelligence, the secret to produce more impactful and emotional songs.