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New Music: Whitney – “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” (Bob Dylan Cover)

Rising Chicago indie rockers Whitney just participated in a live session for the Spotify Singles, performing a new version of "The Falls" from their 2016…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 22, 2017

Prince’s Classic Albums Are Now on Streaming Services

As reported a few days earlier, Prince's Warner Bros. catalog is now available on multiple streaming services, including Spotify and Apple Music. TIDAL has held…
Brian Josephs / February 12, 2017

Purple Ads at Union Square Hint at Prince’s Return to Spotify

Tidal has been the only streaming service with Prince's catalog since July 2015, but Spotify is hinting that might change soon. Billboard notes that purple ads with just the…
Brian Josephs / January 30, 2017

Report: Spotify Not Buying SoundCloud After All

Spotify won't be acquiring rival music streaming platform SoundCloud after all, TechCrunch reports. Rumors that a deal was in the works were reported by the Financial Times back…
Anna Gaca / December 8, 2016

Neil Young’s Music Is Back on Spotify and Apple Music

Last year, Neil Young took almost all of his music off of streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, and Rdio, following a dispute over their default audio…
Jeremy Gordon / November 4, 2016

Black Mirror Creator Charlie Brooker Made a Playlist for the “San Junipero” Episode Everyone Is Talking About

Since the new season of Black Mirror hit Netflix two weeks ago,  the "San Junipero" episode has been the talk of fast-tweeting fans and publications alike.
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 31, 2016

Here’s Why Spotify, Soundcloud, and Twitter Are So Crappy Today

Perhaps you went to listen to the new D.R.A.M. album via Spotify's web app this morning, and noticed that Spotify wasn't working. Then, you went…
Andy Cush / October 21, 2016

Unofficial Remixes and DJ Sets Are Coming to Spotify and Apple Music

Spotify and Apple Music users can now use the services to stream unofficial remixes of some songs, and more remixed content, like hour-long DJ mixes, is soon…
Anna Gaca / October 8, 2016

Can Music Psychology Help You Get Laid on a Dating App?

  Our favorite music can uplift us, inspire us, comfort us in times of pain. That power is exactly what makes our favorite songs a valuable branding…
Andy Cush / October 5, 2016

Spotify May Soon Be Taking Over SoundCloud

Music-streaming giant Spotify is in talks to purchase its scrappier peer, SoundCloud, according to a report in the Financial Times. SoundCloud was recently valued at $700 million, though…
Andy Cush / September 29, 2016

Tinder Partners With Spotify To Get Single People Laid

Millennials love music, and they love to fuck. The trend pieces say otherwise, but fuck trend pieces--young people are always looking to get it on,…
Jeremy Gordon / September 20, 2016

With New iOS Update, Apple Is Really Hoping You’ll Sign Up For Apple Music

As of yesterday, Spotify has 40 million paid subscribers, a gain of ten million users since March. That's more than twice as many as Apple Music's 17 million,…
Anna Gaca / September 15, 2016

Rihanna, Who Still Hasn’t Released an Album in 2015, Is Spotify’s Most-Streamed Female Artist of the Year

Alleged pop star Rihanna still hasn't released her theoretical album Anti, (or much else in 2015, for that matter), but despite that she managed to be the most-streamed…
James Grebey / December 1, 2015

Where Will You Be in 15 Years? Spotify, BOSE, Third Man Records, and More Look Ahead

The future of the music business has never been fuzzier. While Apple and YouTube enter the fray of the Great Music Streaming Wars and nightly…

Joanna Newsom Says Spotify Is the ‘Banana of the Music Industry’

Update: Spotify has extended an olive branch out to Joanna Newsom following her "banana" comments, saying that the streaming service actually does pay its artists. "We’d…
Colin Joyce / October 16, 2015
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