Apple Music has just been launched, but it’s already generating some complaints. Yoni Heisler of BGR reveals one of the Apple Music’s biggest flaws. “The problem is this: More often than not, any time I try and add a new track to anShow More Summary
Starting this September, users of streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix in Chicago will be subject to a 9 percent "cloud tax," the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The city voted on Wednesday to extend its amusement tax, which taxes...Show More Summary
Spotify celebrates the 20th anniversary of Alive Naturalsound Records with a special playlist featuring the Black Keys, Buffalo Killers, Radio Moscow, Lee Bains Iii & The Glory Fires, John The Conqueror, T-Model Ford, Iggy Pop & James Williamson, Left Lane Cruiser, The Nerves, Paul Collins & many other great alive acts. Show More Summary
Now that we've had a few days to play around with Apple Music, it's time to debate how the streaming service stacks up against its main competitor, Spotify. On the latest episode of MashTalk, we realized we're split on the Apple Music...Show More Summary
Music streaming is booming, at least in the UK. According to new data from the Official Charts Company, music streams are up 80% year on year through services such as Spotify, Deezer and Google Play. This added up to a grand total of 11.5bn streams listened to by Brits in the last six months, compared to 14.8bn for the whole of 2014. Show More Summary
Fireworks, BBQs and beer might come to mind when thinking of the 4th of July, but really, what better way to celebrate the long weekend than with some patriotic music? Lucky for you, Spotify has compiled the best America-themed songs for all your weekend events. Show More Summary
We put Spotify's new Running feature to the test by matching it up against competitor apps TempoRun and RockMyRun. Video provided by Newsy
After months of anticipation, Apple Music is finally out in the wild. Thus far, initial reviews of Apple’s foray into the streaming music business have been largely positive, aside from a few expected software glitches that will hopefully be ironed out in the coming days. Show More Summary
Almost exactly three years ago, Mike wrote up a post that discussed Planet Money pulling together five economists with differing political views to see what they could all agree on. The result was several policy ideas that appeared to transcend politics if economics was the driving motivator instead of any kind of partisanship. Show More Summary
Sorry, you'll have to get your "Little Red Corvette" elsewhere
Last week, Spotify underwent a lime-green, millennial-baiting makeover; this week, its style evolution continues. The streaming service has collaborated on a new app with Armani. Emporio Armani Sounds offers playlists made by people like Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson, Klaxons, La Roux, and Boy George, as well as interviews and concerts. The... More »
With Apple Music now out of the bag, Chris Johnston of The Guardian recently penned a piece detailing just the myriad of new listening options users can now dive into and enjoy. Without question, Apple Music is Apple’s most ambitious music project to date, and in turn, there’s a completely new UI to learn. Show More Summary
The way the tech giant curates songs makes its service a far more attractive option than those of its competitors.
Although Prince's music is missing from major streaming services including Apple Music, Rdio, and Spotify, the pop artist's catalog is on one of them -- Tidal, according to a report.
So much for writing short. Last month, Amazon took a page out of Spotify's playbook, electing to start paying its self-published authors by the page rather than per download. The new model was put into action Wednesday—and it looks like the e-commerce giant may now pay writers no more than $0.006 for each page read, according to The Guardian. Read Full Story
“People often ask me about my musical influences,” says Shash’U. “Here is a playlist for an answer. Vibe to this!” Check out his “These Made Me” Playlist on Spotify and to see those influences in action, pick up Shash’U’s PWRFNK and Thru Da Night EPs on double vinyl (with poster!) from the FG store.
If you had plans to listen to a little Prince on Spotify or Apple Music— you are out of luck. The artist has reportedly pulled his music from every single music streaming service except for one, TIDAL. Prince performs onstage with 3RDEYEGIRL during their 'HITnRUN' tour at Sony Centre For The Performing Arts. [...]
Do you know who Prince is? Well, if you don't have TIDAL, that may change! The artist has followed Taylor Swift in pulling his music from Spotify, but he's gone a step further. [ Related: Listen To Prince's New Song Baltimore! ] While Tay gave Apple a stern talking to, Prince has removed his catalog from their streaming [...]
Unfortunate for residents of Chicago, the city’s amusement tax will be extended to streaming entertainment services like Netflix, Spotify, Hulu or Apple Music.