Brief news items and worthy reads from around the web:
New site makes Spotify accessible for listeners over 50: Most research backs up the idea that streaming and digital music are a young person’s game. A site called Music Aficionado aims to change that, with recommended listening specifically for the over-50 audience. It links to Spotify playlists catering to their tastes as well as offering editorial on The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and other classic rock artists.
Deezer planning to launch original talk shows: Deezer’s head of content and editorial in the UK, Roman Tagoe, spoke with RouteNote about the company’s plans to produce original talk show content. “We’re not looking at this as a traditional podcast plan – we’re developing a range of creative audio ideas that can range from ongoing, serial documentary formats to short-form daily hits and anything in between,” Tagoe said.