Both Pandora and Spotify are aware of how impatient listeners can be when they hear a song they don't like. Here's how their insights can help you improve your meetings.
The Apple iPhone, Spotify’s streaming service and the Tesla Roadster — all revolutionary pieces of technology that secured competitive advantages because of the quality of their design. In the past decade, the importance of design within...Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Any attendee at a Zac Brown Band concert knows that “Chicken Fried” is a fan favorite. Apparently, a lot of other people like it, too. Spotify has identified the swinging Southern anthem as...
Hypebot will host its fourth San Francisco Music and Tech Meetup on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 7-10PM at Upcider in San Francisco. Let's grab a drink and talk about Apple Music, Spotify, and Happy Birthday! RSVP info below. Come out and spend an evening with the bright minds and...
Increasingly, data is driving music - how labels invest resources, where bands tour and what we listen to. Sometimes that data reveals the unexpected, and no one is better at sharing those surprises than Spotify's Eliot Van Buskirk. by Eliot Van Buskirk of Spotify Insights When you build a system...
Listen up! Aurous…nice name…ish…as you may have heard will look a bit like Spotify, behave a little like Apple Music and will be far more unsinkable than The Pirate Bay. If you liked the original music P2P systems, Napster, Kazaa, Audiogalaxy, Limewire, IRC sharing channels, Usenet binaries, and then Bit Torrents, cos you didn’t want […]
A list of playlists? In 2015, the state of music discovery has really come to this. Now that on-demand streaming is no longer a novelty, services from Spotify and Rhapsody to Google Play Music and Tidal are competing to out-curate one another. One of the main ways these companies are... More »
Slated for release early next year, the documentary "Design Disruptors" highlights how design has become a competitive advantage at 17 high-profile companies, including Dropbox, Twitter, Netflix, Pinterest, and Spotify.
Streaming is no longer the future of the music industry. It's the present. According to RIAA statistics compiled here by Statista, streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music generated $1.028 billion in sales for the U.S. music industry in the first half of 2014, up 23% from last year. Show More Summary
Spotify users like to sing along in the shower — or at least that's the implication of a fun fact shared recently by Spotify CEO Daniel Ek. At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day (no pun intended). Show More Summary
As the demand for digital music streaming services heats up, thanks in large part to Spotify’s traction and Apple’s more recent entry into the market, a number of competitors are working to differentiate themselves from the pack. InShow More Summary
Ever since the Chromecast has been around, native Spotify support for the gadget has not been available. In fact if you wanted Spotify on your Chromecast, you would have to resort to third-party options. That being said with the launch of the new Chromecast, Spotify users now have something to look forward to. Show More Summary
In recent months, Spotify and Deezer have mixed things up by extending beyond music and into podcasts and video. But what about live content? That's exactly what Deezer hopes will set it apart from rivals after it launched a new partnership with TalkSport, one of the world's biggest sports radio stations. Show More Summary
It may sound childish, but Rhapsody's new section dedicated to kids sets the streaming-music service apart from bigger rivals like Apple Music and Spotify.
If you are a regular to my postings, you know I have been beating the drum steadily about the idea of a tip jar. Once I get a critical mass going, I believe Spotify will need to make a move to deploy a tip jar. They already have direct financial contact [...]
Today marks three months since the launch of Apple Music. For anyone who signed up the first day the service became available, it’s also the end of the free trial period. Tomorrow Apple will begin charging a monthly fee of $10 to get access to its unlimited music streaming service (unless of course you turn off the automatic renewal […]
By Anne Hubert Stumble out of bed. Check texts. Check email. Try not to run into furniture en route to making coffee. Shower. Walk to subway/bike/car/commuter train. Insert earbuds and start listening to new Spotify playlist. Open book--so analog--and stare at page. Show More Summary
In part two of his conversation with innovator and musician, D.A. Wallach, George Howard discusses Spotify, blockchain technology, and how to build a more moral music industry.
During the announcement of Google’s Chromecast Audio yesterday, the company made sure to mention that music subscription leader Spotify will soon be one of the many music streaming services supported by the platform. With many AppleShow More Summary