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YouTube Plans to Launch Subscription Music Service within a Few Months
/ October 25, 2013 12:16 pm
YouTube Plans to Launch Subscription Music Service within a Few Months

Hypebot reports that YouTube is putting the finishing touches on its subscription based music service, which is expected to be launched later this year. The licensing deals for the service were completed in May. It will be launched along with Google’s All Access music service, according to industry insiders. . Read More

iTunes Radio Now Boasts 20 Million Users and 2 Billion Songs Streamed
/ October 23, 2013 2:08 pm
iTunes Radio Now Boasts 20 Million Users and 2 Billion Songs Streamed

Hybebot reports that Apple's iTunes Radio service, which was launched on September 18, now reports to have 20 million users and to have streamed 2 billion songs. Currently, the service is only available in the U.S. . Read More

Playlists.net Refurbishes iOS App by Targeting Music Discovery and Location Based Playlist Sharing
/ October 18, 2013 1:48 pm
Playlists.net Refurbishes iOS App by Targeting Music Discovery and Location Based Playlist Sharing

TechCrunch reports that Playlists.net, Spotify’s community and playlist sharing site, is now focusing on music discovery. Formerly named ShareMyPlaylists, the app will be redesigned on the grounds of the Spotify app. This UK based startup has released the revamped iOS app today in an effort to make it the go-to app for discovering playlists on Spotify. . Read More

SONOS Launches Play:1 Speaker for $199
/ October 15, 2013 5:03 pm
SONOS Launches Play:1 Speaker for $199

Tsonosplay1echCrunch reports that Sonos has launched the smallest Play:1 speaker in the market today. Play:1 speaker will be the newest addition to the portfolio of wireless speakers produced by the company. Sonos is renowned in building high quality stereo components, which readily connect with your music library and online music streaming services. . Read More

F# Building Business Around Ad-supported Streaming Music
/ October 15, 2013 4:58 pm
F# Building Business Around Ad-supported Streaming Music

DigitalMusicNews has an interesting article about a company called F# (F Sharp) that is working with companies like Spotify to make ads more effective on music streaming platforms. F# has been creating social music ads since February 2012 helping brands to utilize social music and playlists in advertising campaigns. . Read More

Philip Kaplan Releases DistroKid to Distribute Music More Efficiently
/ October 11, 2013 2:20 pm
Philip Kaplan Releases DistroKid to Distribute Music More Efficiently

TechCrunch reports that Philip Kaplan, AKA ‘Pud’, has announced the launch of DistroKid. DistroKid is a service created for musicians to distribute unlimited tracks to musicians for a small annual fee. Philip, AKA the Guy Who Made Being Online in the Late 1990s Bearable, says that artists will receive 100% of royalties for the music, which they create. “I’m the only employee. I’ve been working on it for a little over a year.” . Read More

BBC Playlister Launches to Stream Music from BBC TV, Radio & Online Services
/ October 11, 2013 2:07 pm
BBC Playlister Launches to Stream Music from BBC TV, Radio & Online Services

Hypebot reports that BBC launched BBC Playlister this week. The new service will allow music enthusiasts to create playlists of music heard over the BBC media properties, and export the playlists to their favorite music streaming service. Spotify, YouTube and Deezer are partners in the venture and will play tracks available from uploaded playlists. . Read More

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