The global economy is baffling economists, particularly those employed at central banks. Government mints have printed a vast amount of (electronic) money, and according to the textbooks the planet right now should look like the Weimar Republic in 1929 — awash in cash and growing like crazy. But it's not. Show More Summary
It was just a normal shower. My phone was resting on the counter and playing music from Spotify at the loudest possible volume. I liked the song I was listening to, and I wanted to know what it was. So I pulled back the curtain to check. That’s when I remembered that this phone, this […]
"Teitur (IPA: [?tait??]; born Teitur Lassen 1977 in Hoyvík) is a Faroese musician, singer-songwriter and producer based on the Faroe Islands." Wikipedia The Faroe Islands are somewhere north of the UK. Wikipedia "The two musicians began work on the project...
Until recently, Mike Perry assembled engines at a Volvo plant in Skovde, a medieval city in Sweden. But Perry wanted to be a famous DJ. At night he labored in a recording studio, writing and producing songs in a lush, throbbing style known as tropical house. Show More Summary
In this round of our weekly re-visitation of industry news from the past seven days we look at iHeartMedia's confirmed launch of two new streaming services, Spotify and Tinder's recent union, recorded music's growth, and more. iHeartMedia Confirms January Launch Of 2 New Streaming Music Services, Multiple Label Deals Playster...
In some of most popular posts from that past seven days, we looked at Apple's possible victory in the streaming wars, why Pandora's new direct deals spell trouble, and Spotify's potential Facebook sale, as well as much more. Did Apple Music, Spotify Just Win The Streaming Wars? [Mark Mulligan] Pandora's...
The appeal of the dating app Tinder is that you literally look at a picture of a person for five seconds and decide whether they are hot it not. Sometimes you may read the caption they put beneath the photo, but it probably doesn’t happen...Show More Summary
iHeartMedia, the 850-station radio giant formerly known as Clear Channel Communications, is going after streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music by launching its own on-demand option. The service, called iHeartRadio All Access,...Show More Summary
iHeartRadio, the digital arm of the biggest traditional radio company in the US, will launch two paid options in January, going up against Spotify, Apple and Pandora's revamped subscriptions.
iHeartRadio could be getting more competitive with on-demand music services like Apple Music and Spotify next year. Launched by the radio and media company Clear Channel (which has since rebranded as iHeartMedia), iHeartRadio gives users...Show More Summary
Facebook is hiring a Director of Global Music Licensing Partnerships. There's already a lot of music on Facebook, but almost none of it - whether via apps for Spotify and others or in uploaded videos - is licensed directly by Facebook. That's about to change, but is it part of...
A new partnership with Spotify lets people pair up based on shared tastes in artists
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We Asked Tinder Users: "Which Spotify... The new Tinder/Spotify partnership is exciting and all, but face it, no one cares what you can do with a Tinder profile unless it can make people horny for you. Submitted by: Ben Wietmarschen Regular Keywords: Tinder Spotify Music Apps Dating Love Relationships Horny Views: 270
Yes, there's a company that's actually trying to sell you an MP3 player in 2016. The Mighty, as you may recall, was originally launched as a Kickstarter earlier this year. Although it resembles an iPod shuffle, it's not like a traditional MP3 player. Show More Summary
Give the people what they want, when they want it, where they want it. It’s the mandate of streaming services like Spotify or Netflix, but the thinking around on-demand, personalized content has fully permeated the world of audio storytelling. (Seriously, search “Netflix of podcasting.” Every shiny new audio service has gotten the aspirational label, from...
As the seasons change so do people's musical tastes, according to streaming leader Spotify. The most obvious change is the flourishing of Christmas music every year during winter, but there are a bunch of other changes in what people listen to. Show More Summary
“Discovering new kinds of music is easier than ever … But having all this music at our fingertips was only part of the equation – we needed to be armed with information.” And where is all that information kept? “Today, we talk about AllMusic, one of the internet’s first – and best – archival projects.”
Could you date someone with a terrible taste in music? Now you might not have to even go on that first, terrible date.
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