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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

Africa and Asia Know What’s Up, Don’t Listen to Ed Sheeran

Look around at the state of the world and weep. Ed Sheeran's weak track "Thinking Out Loud" is the first song to reach 500 million plays on…
James Grebey / October 12, 2015

AC/DC Relents, Will Stream Catalog on Spotify, Apple Music, Others

Another one bites the dust: AC/DC has left the ranks of streaming services holdouts like the Beatles and Tool and joined those who have crossed…
Harley Brown / June 30, 2015

Spotify Will Reportedly Expand Into Video

Spotify, according to the Wall Street Journal, is looking to expand into the wide, wide world of video. In today's report, WSJ writes that they spoke to…
Rachel Brodsky / May 7, 2015
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