Finding and listening to your favorite music is one of the most popular things to do with the Assistant on Google Home. It’s always been a great speaker—and now it plays more tunes with new services from Deezer and Spotify, along with...Show More Summary
Even if you don't pay, you can now play Spotify on your smart home hub.
First Spotify said it was pulling down music from neo-Nazi, explicitly racist or white supremacist bands in the wake of last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, VA. Next Deezer and CD Baby pledged to do the same. and Google Play and YouTube reaffirmed policies that "prohibit content like hate speech and...
If you can say, they can play it. The convenience of listening to music on smart speakers like Google Home, Amazon Echo vand soon the Apple HomePod are poised to provide a boost of new interest in music streaming services like Spotify and Pandora. _________________________________________ A study by Park Associates...
Hip-hop is one of the most influential genres in music today. It's hard to believe that the form is still relatively recent in the grand scheme of things (hasn't hip-hop just always existed?), but today Google celebrates the 44th anniversary of one of music's most defining moments: the invention of "the break," and the birth of hip-hop.
On this day, 44 years ago, an 18-year-old DJ by the name of Kool Herc planted a musical seed for what would eventually blossom into the entire genre of hip-hop as we know it. While playing an after school party for his sister, Herc decided...Show More Summary
Deezer this week said its music streaming service will soon be available for streaming on the Google Home smart speaker. Deezer competes with Spotify, Google Play Music, Apple Music, and Amazon Music Unlimited. It offers some 43 million songs, personalized playlists, and recommendations. Show More Summary
It's pretty surprising that Google is updating the YouTube Music app instead of scrapping it wholesale. Before the most recent update it mainly served as a way to cast tunes that don't exist on the Google Play Music app to a Chromecast Audio. Show More Summary
Co-creator and co-founder of Google Maps, Lars Rasmussen and Elomida Visviki have recently launched a new music app Weav Music and fitness app Weav Run built on the progression of adaptive music. Lars and Elomida have made technological advancements that will pair music to match your speed and steps while running. This goes further than the classic […]
Google Home users are reporting being unable to get their uploaded songs and albums to play using the voice feature in Google Home. The Home team is currently investigating the issue.
In this flip back through through a full week of modern music industry news, we revisit Sirius XM's spike in subscribers, YouTube Red and Google Play's merger, ASCAP and BMI's new joint song song database, plus much more! Bandsintown Upgrades App To Strengthen Artist To Fan Connections Sirius XM Q2...
Summary: YouTube’s head of music confirmed that the company is planning on merging its Google Play Music service with YouTube Red to create a new streaming offering. During a panel session for the New Music Seminar conference in New York, Lyor Cohen stated that the company needed to merge the two services to help educate consumers and bring in new subscribers.
It looks as if Google’s approach to subscription-based content may soon be simplified. The Verge has reported that, according to YouTube head of music Lyor Cohen, YouTube Red and Google Play Music will be combined to form a single service...Show More Summary
Google doesn't think the message is clear enough: one low subscription gets you access to both Google Play Music and YouTube Red. Thus, a merger will happen.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.” ~ Eliezer Yudkowsky (Co-Founder, Machine Intelligence Research Institute) GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC AND YOUTUBE...Show More Summary
Speaking at a panel session for the New Music Seminar conference in New York, YouTube’s Lyor Cohen confirmed that we will see a merging of Google Play Music and YouTube Red, but we don’t know quite when this will take place. The move...Show More Summary
Google is planning on merging its Google Play Music streaming service with its YouTube Red to create a single unified streaming offering, The Verge reports. The news came during a panel session for the New Music Seminar conference in...Show More Summary
When Google initially announced YouTube Red -- a paid service that would allow YouTube users to watch ad-free videos, access a library of original shows and use the YouTube Music app with background play -- it sounded like a novel idea. Show More Summary
Google has confirmed plans to unify Play Music and YouTube Red, creating a stronger service in the face of competition like the increasingly video-saturated Apple Music.