Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

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

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

U.K.’s Box TV and Spotify to Launch Top 40 TV Show
/ April 11, 2014 3:54 pm
U.K.’s Box TV and Spotify to Launch Top 40 TV Show

Hypebot reports that leading UK music video TV channel Box TV and Spotify are launching "The Official Box+ Streaming Chart" as a new music TV show. The show will be built on a weekly Top 40 chart from Spotify that will be telecasted on Monday beginning April 14 on 4Music. Read More

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Spotify’s Redesign and Move Away from Playlists
/ April 3, 2014 3:38 pm
Spotify’s Redesign and Move Away from Playlists

DigitalMusicNews reports that Spotify has launched a redesign of its desktop, iPhone, and web applications, featuring a sleek black design and modern typography. The changes bring a darker, simpler, more intense look to the streaming music service. . Read More

YouTube Music Subscription Service to Launch This Summer
/ April 2, 2014 4:05 pm
YouTube Music Subscription Service to Launch This Summer

Hypebot reports that YouTube's music subscription service will launch this summer via Google's Music Pass on Android. With YouTube's 1 billion users, it is expected that the company will quickly become a new competitor in an already crowded space of streaming music services. . Read More

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