Streaming Service Qobuz To Present Workshop At A2IM Indie Week

Streaming Service Qobuz To Present Workshop At A2IM Indie Week

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NEW YORK (CelebrityAcce3ss) Qobuz, a new hi-res streaming and download service, has announced it will sponsor and host a panel at this year’s A2IM Indie Week, taking place at New York Law School in New York City June 17-20.

Qobuz will present the case for Hi-Res to the independent music industry through a workshop on Hi-Res Audio, according to the announcement.

The Recording Academy recently made an official recommendation for labels to release in Hi-Res and there are currently a 1,000 albums released monthly in the format, according to the RIAA.

Qobuz arrived in the U.S. after a decade of operating in Europe.

At A2IM, Qobuz will be presenting the panel “Qobuz: Who Cares About Lossless and Hi-Res Audio and Why?” (Sujan Hong, Qobuz’ Director of Music Merchandising, in conversation with Cathy Bauer, VP Sales and Marketing at ABKCO Music & Records, Inc., acclaimed composer and New Amsterdam Records co-artistic director William Brittelle and Robert Baird, Independent Music Professional/Educator), and participating in “Streaming – Creative Catalog Streaming Strategies,” on June 19th.
Dan Mackta, Managing Director of Qobuz US, said, “Qobuz is thrilled to be participating in our first Indie Week since launching our service in this country. Independent labels provide content that keeps true music fans coming back for more.”

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