David and Bill discuss the new surge in home theater and home studio business resulting from the changing world. Big names in music have utilized Frangioni to keep them up to date with advancements in technology and formats. He stresses the importance of listening, not only to the music and the audio, but also the market. It’s a constant process to keep up with new products and processes. *Nerd Alert*!! This interview covers frequency curves, Acoustic Sciences, dynamic range and bitrates.
You might not realize it, but you, your friends, your family and everyone you know are all mob affiliates, armed with short attention spans ready to riot whenever your favorite artist decides they’re not dropping a song this week.
Don’t believe me? Just look at how Rihanna has been treated since her last studio album, Anti, in 2016.
In October, Rihanna released a self-titled “visual autobiography” weighing 15 pounds and standing over 16 inches tall, with more than 1,000 exclusive photos of her personal and professional life. And how did people react? They demanded an album. In the spring of this year, Rihanna became the first woman to create a brand for LVMH Moët Hennessy–Louis Vuitton and the first Black woman to lead a major luxury fashion house with Fenty Maison, a Paris-based line she founded with LVHM. And how did people react? They demanded an album. Last year, she unveiled her Savage X Fenty line, and in 2017, Fenty Beauty, which went on to raise $100 million in its first 40 days. Yet again, an album was requested.
Rihanna is the wealthiest woman in music, steadily expanding her business portfolio and is on her way to becoming a mogul. And yet? People are demanding an album.