Have you heard Beyoncé’s new album? It’s the biggest thing on Tidal. What about Drake’s Views ? Don’t look for it on Spotify—it was dropped as an Apple Music exclusive. A generation ago, you could find the year’s all of the biggest pop albums in one place—a Tower Records, for instance, or a Sam Goody. Show More Summary
I have a tendency to fall down what I’ll call “internet research holes”. Recent romps include reading the entire Daenerys Targaryen character page on the Game of Thrones Wikia, the entire post history of a person who supposedly writes for Total Sorority Move and the collected web history of Beyoncé and Jay Z’s marital problems. Show More Summary
The way I see it, everybody has a “thing” they do when they get high. Some people gorge themselves on as many edible objects as will fit in their cottony mouths. Other people lay in the dark and listen to Phish. Still other people sit on their couch and look at Vine . Read more...
Very Specific Playlists is a weekly feature in which Jezebel staffers make very specific Spotify playlists based on their weird proclivities. Read more...
Although Apple's quarterly revenue streak was recently broken, a bump in Apple Music subscribers offered one bright spot in an otherwise grim report, suggesting Apple may finally be creating some perceived value in its music, even as Spotify loses ground. _____________________________ Guest Post by George Howard on Forbes As reported...
Susto is a Charleston, South Carolina band running all around the U.S. these days. They’ve got a solid debut album along with a live session you can grab on Spotify etc. We’re pleased to debut their new video for “Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wine” ahead of their appearance at Stagecoach. It’s got your normal tour fare and […]
If you’re an Optus prepaid customer, there’s no reason to download your Spotify playlists to your phone any more. New and existing prepaid customers on Australia’s second largest mobile network will have uncapped, quota-free streaming of half a dozen different music services including Spotify and Google Play Music. More »
Image credit: Kevin Spence Bryan James Sledge also known as BJ The Chicago Kid was the new "Discover Weekly" artist on my Spotify. His newest album, "In My Mind" embodies love, spiritually and his Chicago upbringing into one sound. BJ,...Show More Summary
We use all kinds of apps on our phones for different functionality. By default, there’s no way to reflect this in the volume of Android apps, though. You might want Spotify on full blast every time you open it, but want to suppress a game’s annoying audio for when you open it on the bus. Show More Summary
Spotify has acquired a San Francisco startup called CrowdAlbum for an undisclosed fee. CrowdAlbum is a platform that aggregates photos and videos from music events that have been shared on social media. The "albums" that CrowdAlbum creates...Show More Summary
Music streaming provider Spotify AB has acquired live e […]
In an effort to help artists market their music, Spotify has acquired a startup that aggregates photos and videos from concerts. CrowdAlbum, founded in 2013, has already worked with major bands and musicians including Diplo, Death Cab for Cutie, Lil Wayne, Fall Out Boy and more than 1,000 others. Show More Summary
Audio streaming service TuneIn currently has more than 60 million active monthly users across the world, but you won't often hear it mentioned alongside such heavyweights as Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio and SiriusXM. The privately-held...Show More Summary
The latest Spotify leak might be the strangest one yet. Hundreds of accounts have been splashed on PasteBin. These accounts have already been accessed, with many having had their emails changed. But not only do we not know who is behind the leak, Spotify is adamant they haven’t been hacked. Show More Summary
If you jumped on the music-streaming bandwagon, there’s a good chance you’ve been left with a shelf full of CDs gathering dust. Lucky for you, there are a couple of apps that make adding your old albums to Spotify super easy—so you can finally throw out all of that physical media for good. Here’s how to do it. Read more...
Music streaming service Spotify has had its share of high-profile cybersecurity breaches, but a new situation playing out this week is less clear-cut. On Monday, TechCrunch reported on a list of working Spotify credentials that had shown up on the text hosting site Pastebin. Show More Summary
In an effort to make Spotify much more than just a place to listen to music, the company has acquired photo aggregator CrowdAlbum. This is just the latest acquisition for Spotify, which is currently having a very busy 2016. CrowdAlbum is small and not very well-known yet, but what it actually [...]
Music-streaming service Spotify said it has acquired CrowdAlbum, a U.S. startup that aggregates photos and videos from artists’ performances shared on social media.
The streaming-media service wants its acquisition of CrowdAlbum to bring artists and fans together.
Spotify has smartly decided that products that are good for artists and fans are also good for Spotify. Now, joining the Spotify team that built Fan Insights analytics and Concerts show recommendations, is the newly acquired crew from CrowdAlbum. _______________________________ Spotify has acquired CrowdAlbum for an undisclosed sum. Launched in...