“Album sales are profitable, but they are not the future of the music business—streaming is. Could it be possible that the record business, pursuing a strategy of inflating sales by keeping an album off Spotify, Apple Music, or Deezer, is choosing short-term profits over long-term growth?”
Spotify's user-generated playlists are predictably all over the map, but even the official Spotify playlists go to some…odd places.
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And we thought Taylor Swift refusing to stream her music on Spotify was a bold statement! Wu-Tang Clan finally sold their secret one-of-a-kind album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin — but don't expect to be able to stream it anytime soon. Because there is only one copy of the album in existence, and it was snagged [...]
In the Ideal Gifts series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for gifts to give this holiday season. Google made streaming video to your TV accessible to many people for the first time with Chromecast, and it’s now doing the same with home audio. Show More Summary
Rdio is shutting its doors, but that doesn’t mean you need to lose that playlists forever. It’s a pretty easy process to convert and migrate those playlists from Rdio over to Spotify. Here’s how to do it. Read more...
There, I said it. As countless Rdio fans sit back helplessly as their accounts go dark, it’s time to be blunt. Spotify continues to outpace its growing army of competitors, and if you’re going to spend money on a streaming music service, you should sign up for Spotify Premium. Or save a few bucks and get the free version, because it’s pretty damn great, too! More »
Thanksgiving can be a stressful time of year, especially for the people hosting it. In addition to being responsible for moderating the dispute between the half of the family that wants to watch the Macy’s parade and the half that has an unreasonable amount of money on the Lions covering the spread, the host is in charge of the turkey. Show More Summary
Fans of Adele can't here her new blockbuster release 25 on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and the world's other on-demand music services. But they can hear it on Pandora. Though users cannot hear the tracks all at once, thanks to the radio-like nature of its service, Pandora has been able...
image credit The Telharmonium was an early electronic organ, developed by Thaddeus Cahill in 1897. The electrical signal from the Telharmonium was transmitted over wires; it was heard on the receiving end by means of 'horn' speakers. The Presurfer
Last week it was confirmed that Adele’s latest album, 25, would not be available via streaming platforms such as Apple Music and Spotify. However it seems that the singer has decided to make her album available on Pandora instead, but...Show More Summary
Despite not appearing on popular streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, Adele's new album, 25, is now available to stream on Pandora. The company confirmed the news in a statement to Entertainment Weekly: "Good news radio listeners,...Show More Summary
Despite not appearing on popular streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, Adele's new album, 25, is now available to stream on Pandora....
Lunice, best known as one-half of the short-lived trap heroes TNGHT, has released a new surprise-EP today called 180. Stream the EP below, via Spotify.Lunice, 180 EP:01 Burnt02 All Clear03 Nite Bells04 Dial Continue reading
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The British singer is poised to beat album sales set 15 years ago by withholding her new record ‘25’ on the likes of Spotify. Few stars can make such refusals. Streaming music revenue is expected to surpass sales by 2018. Most artists will be destined to go with the digital flow.
Detail from the cover of Scientific American's March 9, 1907 issue, which had a glowing article about the telharmonium. (Image: archive.org) It's a tumultuous time for streaming music services. One of the year's biggest albums, Adele's...Show More Summary
Years ago D.A. Wallach became an investor in Spotify. The experience has kept Wallach's musical fires burning (he released his first solo album, 'Time Machine,' last month) but it also lit a new one: to become a diversified venture capitalist.
The most viral tracks on Spotify based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened from Nov. 13 - 19, 2015 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Missy Elliott featuring Pharrell Williams, "WTF (Where They From)" (Atlantic Recording Corp.) 2. Justin...
Are the most popular songs the ones that take out all the prizes? Spotify has predicted who will win Australia's biggest music awards, the ARIAs, based on how popular an artist or song is according to local streaming data gathered from Sep. Show More Summary