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Society of Sound Podcast

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Society of Sound Podcast
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The podcast takes a deep dive on cultural, societal, personal and interpersonal issues using music as a catalyst with the ultimate goal being increasing dialogue around important issues and exploring the role that music and other creative mediums can potential lly play in advancing that dialogue.

Latest Episodes

Society of Sound Podcast

A conversation with Simon Boas Hoffmeyer - Director of Sustainability at The Carlsberg Group

-1 sAPR 2
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Society of Sound Podcast

Sustainability & Personal Action - Sanchali Pal

My guest today is Sanchali Pal, the CEO & Founder of a newly launching sustainability social enterprise, Joro. Joro is a soon to be launched app that helps you track your daily carbon footprint and see how your sustainable actions impact your life, but also add up to big impact in aggregate. Joro does this by giving users a carbon score to help them understand their daily impacts on things like travel, spending, and consumption and then helping give them pushes and rewards for sustainable activity that can be used for sustainable products or to support sustainable projects. They are about to launch the beta, so head over to their website at joro (J-O-R-O) DOT tech (T-E-C-H) to sign up to take part. Sanchali's personal story is amazing. She is a graduate of Princeton for her undergrad, and received her MBA from Harvard. She has been in the worlds of social impact and tech for her entire career, including global development consulting on smart cities and urban development across Asia,...

31 MINMAR 25
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Sustainability & Personal Action - Sanchali Pal

Panos Panay: Open Music Initiative & Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

Panos A. Panay is the vice president for innovation and strategy, leads strategic initiatives at Berklee College of Music and also serves as the founding managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE). For BerkleeICE, he spearheaded the founding of the Open Music Initiative, which brings together over 250 leading music, media, and technology industry organizations, and academic institutions to create an open protocol for uniform identification of rights owners across the music industry.

32 MINFEB 18
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Panos Panay: Open Music Initiative & Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

Steven Fong: Chinese Music World & Li Gao: Love Survive

On this double-header podcast episode, Leland sits down with two interesting and important music industry players at two very different stages of their careers. The first, a seasoned and I mean SEASONED professional in media and entertainment, Steven Fong, of Chinese Music World and a young, up and coming, go-getter, Li Gao, of Love Survive and the President of Berkelee's Chinese Music Industry Club.

18 MINJAN 31
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Steven Fong: Chinese Music World & Li Gao: Love Survive

Demystifying sustainability & changing public behavior

Georgina Wilson-Powell (Joint podcast with Aleron Group)Georgina is a passionate journalist and magazine editor who is using her 16 years in the media industry for global change. She founded pebble magazine 18 months ago as a stylish portal for sustainable living advice and positive stories that help inspire people to change the world. pebble covers everything from eco-travel to ethical fashion, plastic waste, food waste, permaculture, foraging, heritage crafts, yoga and pioneers trying to impact the planet.Georgina has become an expert in ethical fashion, plastic free living and eco-travel (after being a luxury travel journalist for many years) and also gives talks on aspects of living more sustainably without sacrificing your life. A few useful links:https://pebblemag.com/abouthttps://yuhme.se/blogs/be-the-yuhme-blog/grief-has-to-take-some-responsibility-for-pebble-magazine-the-award-winning-sustainable-lifestyle-magazine-that-i-ve-built-from-scratch-over-the-last-year-and-a-halfP...

-1 sJAN 14
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Demystifying sustainability & changing public behavior

Billy Koh: Music Copyright Protection, Hits, & the Changing Chinese Landscape

EMeet the amazing, Billy Koh! Billy Koh is one of the most instrumental and influential figures in the Asian Chinese-Pop (C-Pop) music industry. Having previously founded Ocean Butterflies - a highly successful comprehensive independent music company in Asia whose businesses include record labels, music production, and more - Billy now works to tackle music rights issues in China as founder of Amusic Rights Management. Over the course of his 30-year long music career, Billy has produced more than 200 albums with many hits. He is the mentor who discovered & produced many successful Asian acts including Kit Chan, A-Do, JJ Lin, BY2 and Amuyi. Apart from speaking at international forums including (3 times in) MIDEM, TEDx, MacWorld Asia, Canadian Music Week, MaMA Festival and MU:CON, Billy has been judging for many popular TV talent shows including "I am a Singer", “Sound of My Dream”, "Supper Boy" in China, “One Million Star” and “Chinese Idol” in U.S., “Asia Song Festival” in So...

24 MIN2018 DEC 17
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Billy Koh: Music Copyright Protection, Hits, & the Changing Chinese Landscape

AI & the Future of Music: Royal Wang

Royal Wang is a busy man! He is the founder of Learnable.ai, a human-centered AI company that provides understandable AI products to aide in the classroom. Learnable can scan a class to understand course sentiment and can even grade students in real time and deliver personalized feedback to help students improve. Royal is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Brown University and has developed this company in partnership with Harvard Innovation Labs with a team from Harvard University, MIT, and Columbia University. Learn more at Learnable.ai or send an email to the team at contact@learnable.ai. Full shownotes: Intro to Learnable.AI (0:00 - 2:35) Inspiration Behind Learnable (2:35 - 4:20) Future of Education (4:21- 6:12) Interest in US/China Summit (6:28 - 7:55) Role of Music in bridging cultural gaps (7:55 - 9:10) Can AI also teach/bridge the "soft" more human elements beyond technical (9:14 - 13:16) How do you assuage concerns/fears over AI (13:22 - 16:10 Is AI already being used to make ...

26 MIN2018 DEC 8
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AI & the Future of Music: Royal Wang

Gender & Sport - James McCann

James works with young people as a trainer on issues such as cultural difference, diversity and inclusion, and masculinity. He has been volunteering in schools for two years as a workshop facilitator talking to boys about mental health, sexuality and violence and is in the process of starting an organisation which will deliver training on similar topics in universities and the corporate sector. In this podcast we cover a wide range of sub-topics regarding gender and sport from toxic masculinity to the externalities of sporting culture in society to the role that sports plays in constructing gender stereotypes in youth. We hope you enjoy and please reach out to us if you'd like to get in touch with James and learn more! ~Stay Chic SOS

51 MIN2018 NOV 19
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Gender & Sport - James McCann

Happiness, Sanity, Human Rights, and CSR - Theresa Lankes

EOn today's episode we have a unique guest. We were connected through Ulrike of the Impact Club (shouts out!) and I have enjoyed getting to know her over the last couple weeks. My guest is Theresa Lankes, she's a human rights lawyer from Germany. Her passion and fascination is with tensions in the burgeoning field of corporate social responsibility, where companies function between the dual obligations of profit and human rights. She studied in the UK how corporate management can consider human rights and has implemented campaigns for human rights corporate responsibility at the umbrella organization of Fair Trade.And She produces her own blog on CSR and human rights called Bizolutioners.In this episode, we dive into what CSR is and how we can live happy lives while also caring more about our personal supply chains. But before we get into that, I also want to note that Theresa selected the song that you hear playing, it's a big pop hit called "Crazy" by Lost Frequencies & Zonderling....

52 MIN2018 AUG 27
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Happiness, Sanity, Human Rights, and CSR - Theresa Lankes

Dave Cameron - No Not That One!

Shownotes to come!

44 MIN2018 AUG 6
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Dave Cameron - No Not That One!

Latest Episodes

Society of Sound Podcast

A conversation with Simon Boas Hoffmeyer - Director of Sustainability at The Carlsberg Group

-1 sAPR 2
Comments
Society of Sound Podcast

Sustainability & Personal Action - Sanchali Pal

My guest today is Sanchali Pal, the CEO & Founder of a newly launching sustainability social enterprise, Joro. Joro is a soon to be launched app that helps you track your daily carbon footprint and see how your sustainable actions impact your life, but also add up to big impact in aggregate. Joro does this by giving users a carbon score to help them understand their daily impacts on things like travel, spending, and consumption and then helping give them pushes and rewards for sustainable activity that can be used for sustainable products or to support sustainable projects. They are about to launch the beta, so head over to their website at joro (J-O-R-O) DOT tech (T-E-C-H) to sign up to take part. Sanchali's personal story is amazing. She is a graduate of Princeton for her undergrad, and received her MBA from Harvard. She has been in the worlds of social impact and tech for her entire career, including global development consulting on smart cities and urban development across Asia,...

31 MINMAR 25
Comments
Sustainability & Personal Action - Sanchali Pal

Panos Panay: Open Music Initiative & Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

Panos A. Panay is the vice president for innovation and strategy, leads strategic initiatives at Berklee College of Music and also serves as the founding managing director of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE). For BerkleeICE, he spearheaded the founding of the Open Music Initiative, which brings together over 250 leading music, media, and technology industry organizations, and academic institutions to create an open protocol for uniform identification of rights owners across the music industry.

32 MINFEB 18
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Panos Panay: Open Music Initiative & Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

Steven Fong: Chinese Music World & Li Gao: Love Survive

On this double-header podcast episode, Leland sits down with two interesting and important music industry players at two very different stages of their careers. The first, a seasoned and I mean SEASONED professional in media and entertainment, Steven Fong, of Chinese Music World and a young, up and coming, go-getter, Li Gao, of Love Survive and the President of Berkelee's Chinese Music Industry Club.

18 MINJAN 31
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Steven Fong: Chinese Music World & Li Gao: Love Survive

Demystifying sustainability & changing public behavior

Georgina Wilson-Powell (Joint podcast with Aleron Group)Georgina is a passionate journalist and magazine editor who is using her 16 years in the media industry for global change. She founded pebble magazine 18 months ago as a stylish portal for sustainable living advice and positive stories that help inspire people to change the world. pebble covers everything from eco-travel to ethical fashion, plastic waste, food waste, permaculture, foraging, heritage crafts, yoga and pioneers trying to impact the planet.Georgina has become an expert in ethical fashion, plastic free living and eco-travel (after being a luxury travel journalist for many years) and also gives talks on aspects of living more sustainably without sacrificing your life. A few useful links:https://pebblemag.com/abouthttps://yuhme.se/blogs/be-the-yuhme-blog/grief-has-to-take-some-responsibility-for-pebble-magazine-the-award-winning-sustainable-lifestyle-magazine-that-i-ve-built-from-scratch-over-the-last-year-and-a-halfP...

-1 sJAN 14
Comments
Demystifying sustainability & changing public behavior

Billy Koh: Music Copyright Protection, Hits, & the Changing Chinese Landscape

EMeet the amazing, Billy Koh! Billy Koh is one of the most instrumental and influential figures in the Asian Chinese-Pop (C-Pop) music industry. Having previously founded Ocean Butterflies - a highly successful comprehensive independent music company in Asia whose businesses include record labels, music production, and more - Billy now works to tackle music rights issues in China as founder of Amusic Rights Management. Over the course of his 30-year long music career, Billy has produced more than 200 albums with many hits. He is the mentor who discovered & produced many successful Asian acts including Kit Chan, A-Do, JJ Lin, BY2 and Amuyi. Apart from speaking at international forums including (3 times in) MIDEM, TEDx, MacWorld Asia, Canadian Music Week, MaMA Festival and MU:CON, Billy has been judging for many popular TV talent shows including "I am a Singer", “Sound of My Dream”, "Supper Boy" in China, “One Million Star” and “Chinese Idol” in U.S., “Asia Song Festival” in So...

24 MIN2018 DEC 17
Comments
Billy Koh: Music Copyright Protection, Hits, & the Changing Chinese Landscape

AI & the Future of Music: Royal Wang

Royal Wang is a busy man! He is the founder of Learnable.ai, a human-centered AI company that provides understandable AI products to aide in the classroom. Learnable can scan a class to understand course sentiment and can even grade students in real time and deliver personalized feedback to help students improve. Royal is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Brown University and has developed this company in partnership with Harvard Innovation Labs with a team from Harvard University, MIT, and Columbia University. Learn more at Learnable.ai or send an email to the team at contact@learnable.ai. Full shownotes: Intro to Learnable.AI (0:00 - 2:35) Inspiration Behind Learnable (2:35 - 4:20) Future of Education (4:21- 6:12) Interest in US/China Summit (6:28 - 7:55) Role of Music in bridging cultural gaps (7:55 - 9:10) Can AI also teach/bridge the "soft" more human elements beyond technical (9:14 - 13:16) How do you assuage concerns/fears over AI (13:22 - 16:10 Is AI already being used to make ...

26 MIN2018 DEC 8
Comments
AI & the Future of Music: Royal Wang

Gender & Sport - James McCann

James works with young people as a trainer on issues such as cultural difference, diversity and inclusion, and masculinity. He has been volunteering in schools for two years as a workshop facilitator talking to boys about mental health, sexuality and violence and is in the process of starting an organisation which will deliver training on similar topics in universities and the corporate sector. In this podcast we cover a wide range of sub-topics regarding gender and sport from toxic masculinity to the externalities of sporting culture in society to the role that sports plays in constructing gender stereotypes in youth. We hope you enjoy and please reach out to us if you'd like to get in touch with James and learn more! ~Stay Chic SOS

51 MIN2018 NOV 19
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Gender & Sport - James McCann

Happiness, Sanity, Human Rights, and CSR - Theresa Lankes

EOn today's episode we have a unique guest. We were connected through Ulrike of the Impact Club (shouts out!) and I have enjoyed getting to know her over the last couple weeks. My guest is Theresa Lankes, she's a human rights lawyer from Germany. Her passion and fascination is with tensions in the burgeoning field of corporate social responsibility, where companies function between the dual obligations of profit and human rights. She studied in the UK how corporate management can consider human rights and has implemented campaigns for human rights corporate responsibility at the umbrella organization of Fair Trade.And She produces her own blog on CSR and human rights called Bizolutioners.In this episode, we dive into what CSR is and how we can live happy lives while also caring more about our personal supply chains. But before we get into that, I also want to note that Theresa selected the song that you hear playing, it's a big pop hit called "Crazy" by Lost Frequencies & Zonderling....

52 MIN2018 AUG 27
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Happiness, Sanity, Human Rights, and CSR - Theresa Lankes

Dave Cameron - No Not That One!

Shownotes to come!

44 MIN2018 AUG 6
Comments
Dave Cameron - No Not That One!