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Tech Won't Save Us
Reimagining the Internet
Money for Nothing
Art & Labor
Feminist Internet
New York Times Popcast 2018
New York Times Popcast 2017


Library Streaming @ Internet Musicking—Popular Music and Online Cultures, Cork, Ireland, 2022
Keynote talk @ MIL Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, 2021
Playlists, Streaming & AI Panel @ M4music Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, 2021
New Streaming Platform Policies Panel @ Primavera, Barcelona, Spain, 2021
Music Policy Forum Live, Washington, DC, 2021
Spirit Level: Future of Streaming Panel, Melbourne, Australia, 2021
Soundtracking Every Moment: Music as Data @ Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, 2020
Keynote lecture @ by:Larm Festival, Oslo, Norway, 2020
Future of Music Public Forum @ Smithsonian Year of Music, Washington, DC, 2019
Consequences of Personalization @ Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, 2019
MoPOP Pop Conference, Seattle, WA, 2018-2019
Independence in the Streaming Era @ Ramapo College, NJ, 2019
Sexism and Spotifycore @ Northeastern University Leading Voices Series, Boston, MA, 2019
Music, Power and Platforms @ CTM Festival, Berlin, 2019
NPR Turning the Tables Panel @ New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 2018
Examining the Streaming Economy Panel @ Pop Montreal, 2018
The Music Streaming Status Quo Panel @ Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain, 2018
Music and Algorithms Panel @ The Poetics of Information, NYU Gallatin, 2018
DIY Art Spaces Panel @ All Power to the Imagination, Sarasota, FL, 2017
The Politics of Independent Music Panel @ Pop Montreal, 2015


"Your Most-Played Song of 2020 Is … White Noise?" The New York Times
"The Success Of Streaming Has Been Great For Some, But Is There A Better Way?" NPR Music
"Khalid Is The Shooting Star Of The Playlist Era" NPR Morning Edition
"In a world of ‘algorithmic culture,’ music critics fight for relevance" Columbia Journalism Review
"Liz Pelly on redefining the language of DIY" The Creative Independent
2015 Bedford + Bowery Profile


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