Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Epidemic Sound Raises $5 Million to Grow Rights Production Library
/ May 20, 2014 4:03 pm
Epidemic Sound Raises $5 Million to Grow Rights Production Library

Tech Crunch reports that Epidemic Sound has raised $5 Million in its Series A round of funding from venture capital firm Creandum, who previously funded Spotify and Wrapp, among others. . Read More

Spotify To Overtake iTunes In Europe?
/ April 28, 2014 4:20 pm
Spotify To Overtake iTunes In Europe?

The Guardian reports that streaming music service Spotify has added more than 1 million active users in the UK in the last four months and is on pace to overtake iTunes as the top digital music service in Europe. . Read More

MusiXmatch Integrates Lyrics into YouTube Music Videos
/ April 23, 2014 3:36 pm
MusiXmatch Integrates Lyrics into YouTube Music Videos

Hypebot reports that MusiXmatch is integrating lyrics into YouTube music videos offering viewers the ability to monitor or sing along while viewing. MusiXmatch is now offering lyrics to mobile apps, a Spotify desktop app and TV screens through Apple's AirPlay. Read More

Beats Music to Offer In-App Subscriptions
/ April 21, 2014 4:31 pm
Beats Music to Offer In-App Subscriptions

TechCrunch reports that Beats Music, the streaming radio solution from the creators of Beats audio hardware products, will offer in-app subscription sign-ups and provide Apple its 30 percent cut on subscription sign-ups. . Read More

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

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