Podcasts in the music mix
Spotify and the BBC have partnered on their first piece of content with the podcast documentary, Stay Free: The Story of The Clash. Public Enemy's Chuck D is the narrator and the series investigates the rise, of London punk rock band The Clash.
Music streamer Pandora recently launched Pandora Stories enabling artists to create playlists and add spoken-word podcasts for listening between tracks.
The series was produced by BBC Studios Digital which creates original content for new platforms and develops new forms of storytelling for young audiences.
“Delivering our first Spotify commission has been an amazing creative experience – using rare archive material and interviews it brings the story of The Clash to life for a whole new generation,” says Georgia Moseley, creative director, BBC Studios Digital.
Apeing Netflix, the music streamer is badging the series, a ‘Spotify Original’.