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News Roundup — November 19, 2019
11 19 2019
Welcome to Level's news roundup, where we curate stories, analysis, and ideas — with independent artists in mind.

1. ? Daniel Ek talks Spotify’s growth and label strategy


The streaming CEO joins the Investor’s Field Guide podcast to discuss the future of audio.


2. ? How to take over TikTok


Pitchfork’s Cat Zhang investigates the common threads between TikTok’s biggest hits.


3. ? Ludwig Göransson goes to a galaxy far, far, away


The Oscar and Grammy-winning Swedish producer takes on his next challenge: Star Wars.


4. ? Billie vs. Billie


Pop’s next superstar Billie Eilish sits down with rock icon and personal hero Billie Joe Armstrong to discuss Green Day’s legacy and navigating the music biz.


5. ? What’s life after streaming


WMG’s Steve Cooper and Facebook’s Tamara Hrivnak predict what’s next (which includes an emphasis on augmented reality).