Archive for category: music

Pitchfork: The Past, Present, and Future of Streaming Music
/ April 16, 2014 1:58 pm
Pitchfork: The Past, Present, and Future of Streaming Music

Pitchfork Media's Eric Harvey has published a great (lengthy) cover article on the evolution of streaming music that explores how services from YouTube to Pandora to Spotify are affecting ideas of taste, access, and ownership in the 21st century, and what this shift means for fans and artists alike. If you have any interest in this, this is an article worth reading. . Read More

Edjing App Allows Creation of DJ Mixes on Any Mobile Platform
/ April 15, 2014 2:51 pm
Edjing App Allows Creation of DJ Mixes on Any Mobile Platform

DigitalMusicNews reports that Edjing, a DJ app for tablets and phones allows you to create DJ mixes on any mobile platform. It is accessible on Android, iOS, Kindle and Windows. In 2013, the app was named “Best App of the Year” by Google Play. Read More

Pandora Introduces App for Pebble Smartwatch
/ April 15, 2014 2:43 pm
Pandora Introduces App for Pebble Smartwatch

Mashable reports that Pebble smartwatch owners can now access their Pandora stations straight from their smartwatch. Pandora introduced its first smartwatch application for streaming music in Pebble's appstore. Read More

Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo
/ April 15, 2014 2:38 pm
Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo

TechCrunch reports that Yahoo and music video streaming service Vevo are extending their partnership through a deal that will carry Vevo’s videos, live concert events, and other original encoding to Yahoo’s own video streaming service, Yahoo Screen. Through this partnership, viewers will be able to view music content on Yahoo Screen in Canada and U.S., and Germany, U.K., Spain, France, and Italy in the future. Read More

Spotify Plans To Enter a Partnership Deal With Sprint
/ April 14, 2014 4:41 pm
Spotify Plans To Enter a Partnership Deal With Sprint

Re/code last week reported that Spotify is planning to enter a partnership with Sprint to provide streaming music to its mobile customers. According to the report, the partnership deal will look similar to the Beats Music deal with AT&T, including free Spotify trials for Sprint customers and access to the carrier’s billing system. . Read More

Sonos Integrates Google Play Music Support
/ April 11, 2014 4:03 pm
Sonos Integrates Google Play Music Support

VentureBeat reports that Google has entered in a partnership deal with wireless speaker-maker Sonos to introduce Chromecast functionality to Sonos wireless audio systems. Android users can now send music openly to Sonos’ high-fidelity speakers without depending on Sonos’ Controller application. . Read More

Deezer Revamps Freemium Model on Mobile
/ April 11, 2014 3:57 pm
Deezer Revamps Freemium Model on Mobile

TechCrunch reports that music streaming serviced Deezer has revamped its mobile free offering to compete with Rdio, Spotify, and others. Mobile users will be able to access and listen to personalized radio stations for free, and like on the web version, your music will be interrupted by audio advertisements. Read More

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