In Vinyl Lives we spotlight and profile record stores around the country who offer music lovers an experience that goes beyond an iTunes purchase or a Spotify playlist. Vinyl has found a new resurgence and the good folks behind independent...Show More Summary
Spotify late last year turned its recommendation engine to concerts, suggesting nearby shows based on the listening habits of its users. Today, Pandora announced a similar move, aided by Ticketfly, which Pandora acquired last year. Now,...Show More Summary
Spotify recently announced that it plans to start selling its free users' identifiable information to major ad companies using pattern recognition and other data mining techniques to profile fans before packaging them for resale. _____________________________ Guest post by Chris Castle of Artist Rights Watch Spotify announced today that it is...
With 100 million users (including 35 million paid), it's tempting to declare Spotify the winner in the battle for streaming music supremacy. But remember this... competitor Apple, which has a market cap of $520 billion and $231 billion in cash, yesterday reported a quarterly net profit of $7.8 billion -...
A few weeks ago, I started noticing a weird bug with the Spotify desktop app for Windows: after an advertisement played, instead of resuming music playback the app would just pause, requiring me to manually hit Play again. After a bit...Show More Summary
Drake will be saying goodbye to his number one reign this week on the U.K’s Official Singles Charts after 15 weeks, and it’s all thanks to the success of Major Lazer’s new collaborative “Cold Water” single with Justin Bieber and MØ. “Cold Water” now has taken an early lead on the U.K.’s official trending chart... Show More Summary
Day of the Dead, an all-star tribute to the Grateful Dead featuring contributions from Wilco, the National, Courtney Barnett, and many more, was released in May. Now, Spotify has shared a short documentary behind the making of the album. Show More Summary
"If I didn't want to get paid, I'd be on Spotify..." TV's John Oliver and some of America’s top recording artists remind politicians not to use their songs without permission on the campaign trail. _____________________________________ Hat tip to Hisham Dahud of Fame House for passing this along. Related articles TuneCore...
Plus, stream a new live EP recorded for Spotify.
Ten-year-old music streaming giant Spotify is the veritable veteran in the digital music wars. With more than 100 million users — 30 million of which pay $10 per month for the service's premium, ad-free version — Spotify continues to...Show More Summary
Friday Night Playlist – Spotify Friday night, nothing much to do but hang around “Long Flowing Robe” Todd Rundgren From Todd’s second solo LP, “The Ballad Of Todd Rundgren,” the best work he ever did, and as a result of streaming services it’s right at your fingertips to check out. Show More Summary
The kids are in bed and the dishes are done. You know what that means, baby. Awww, yeah. These sexy R. & B. grooves are exactly what the Love Doctor (i.e., your couples therapist) strongly suggested during your last session. So let’s make an effort, O.K.? Any effort will do. Show More Summary
Not surprisingly, pop and hip-hop dominate.
It’s not always easy to trek to Integratron for a sonic bath or figure out how to play a Tibetan singing bowl. But, luckily, plugging in with calming tunes is an easy and free way to relax. Although meditation is traditionally done without music, the right songs can initially help ... More »
The sexy repartee of Darcy delivered straight to my ears? The transatlantic, resounding voice of Sylvia Plath reading her poetry? An entire playlist of Shakespeare’s sonnets is there to delight, along with biographies of classical composers and Anton Chekhov short stories. The post Spotify’s Hidden Literary Gems appeared first on The Millions.
The Windows 10 countdown has begun, KickassTorrents is still kicking ass after all, Spotify cozies up to advertisers, smartwatch sales are in decline, and the NES Classic Edition gets the ad it deserves. Windows 10 Gets a Countdown Timer...Show More Summary
This morning, a new song from the New York pop-music tinkerers Chairlift mysteriously appeared on Spotify. The song is called “Get Real,” and the duo have played it live before, and they tweeted more than three years ago about recording a song with that same title. So maybe it’s an album outtake? Or a reworked […]
FRIDAY 7.22.16 Music Business News From Around The Web Pandora: downturn or bump in the road? I'll bet on the later as it evolves beyond a one trick pony, investing in ticketing, artist services and on-demand streaming. Updated continuously under our More News tab
A psychology expert has crafted a list of songs designed to make waking as easy as possible
Justin Bieber‘s new song “Cold Water” with Major Lazer and MØ has officially been released and you can listen to it right here! The song is now available to download on iTunes and you can stream it below thanks to Spotify. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Justin Bieber The song is set to [...]