If You've Got Google Music All Access, You Can Get Glass Now

Google Music All Access users are reporting that they've received an email inviting them to join the ranks of Glass Explorers. (Here's the sign up page you can try if you didn't get the email.) As far we can tell it's the first time Google has opened up the program to a subset of its users without demanding that they… » 12/31/13 9:15am 12/31/13 9:15am

Google Play Music All Access is officially live; if you head over to music.google.com you'll be given the option of signing up. It's a free 30-day trial, but if you sign up early you get an $8/month subscription instead of the eventual $10/month. Go give it a whirl! » 5/15/13 2:20pm 5/15/13 2:20pm

Google Play Music All Access Is a Subscription Like Spotify Only Better

You can now buy a music subscription from Google. Here's everything you need to know about Google's crack at rocketing to the top of the charts. Get ready for Google Play Access. » 5/15/13 12:46pm 5/15/13 12:46pm

Would You Pay For Ad-Free YouTube?

Reports from both Fortune and The Guardian indicate that Google is planning to start a subscription music service like Spotify soon. But the craziest little nugget buried in the reports: YouTube might be getting an ad-free option. Imagine no more Vevo ads. Hello, holy grail. » 3/05/13 11:25am 3/05/13 11:25am

Google Is in Talks to Create Its Own Spotify-like Streaming Music…

According to the Financial Times, Google is currently in talks with "big music labels to launch a streaming service to compete with companies such as Spotify." Google previously launched its own digital music store over a year ago but this service will be different than the digital tunes shop, Google's streaming music… » 2/22/13 6:06pm 2/22/13 6:06pm

Google Music Sale: Rihanna, Doggystyle, and Tons of Other Hits For Only…

So you like actually "owning" your digital music? You could make a legit playlist out of the 29 albums on sale at Google Music right now. » 2/29/12 10:14am 2/29/12 10:14am

WSJ: Google Making AirPlay for Android

According to the usual band of invisible anonymous sources, the Wall Street Journal says Google's cooking up its own AirPlay rival. Are they? Probably! » 2/09/12 4:48pm 2/09/12 4:48pm

The Little Bug That's Ruining Google Music

The key to Google Music's growing adoption is its deep integration with Android. It's hard to complain about a storage locker that'll let you store 20,000 songs for free, but there's a simple bug that's basically hamstringing it. » 1/16/12 10:28am 1/16/12 10:28am

Go Check Out the Huge Google Music Sale Right Now

For a limited time Google Music is selling more than half a million records for under $4.99 as well as 10 million tracks for just $.49. That's really cheap. What's the catch? There doesn't appear to be one. » 12/20/11 12:38pm 12/20/11 12:38pm

The Best Free Songs on Google Music

One of the coolest features of Google Music is the free jams they're giving away every day. We went through and picked out some our favorites from the list for your listening pleasure. » 11/18/11 3:00pm 11/18/11 3:00pm

Google Music Is a Complete Letdown

Google Music is out of beta and it pretty much does everything we thought it would. It will let you buy, store, stream and share tracks you already own. Sounds familiar... maybe because it's an entirely unoriginal idea. » 11/16/11 6:00pm 11/16/11 6:00pm

The Google's Music Store Is Here (Plus Free Streaming for All!)

Google's digital music warehouse is here, and it's a lot more than just a store. Open today, Google Music will also hold and stream 20,000 tracks in your library. Free. Too bad it's missing a giant record label. » 11/16/11 5:21pm 11/16/11 5:21pm

Google Music: Everything We Know

After cautiously watching Apple to see how this whole "downloading music" thing panned out, Google will unveil its online music store this afternoon. Will it become your new favorite place to grab songs? Maybe! Here's all the (rumored) dirt. » 11/16/11 12:23pm 11/16/11 12:23pm

Will Google Music Launch Without 75 Percent of Major Labels?

Google Music is supposed to launch tomorrow, but it is still hustling to ink deals with major record labels. According to Bloomberg, it's a high-wire act—Universal might even sign tomorrow. Cutting it awfully close aren't we Google? » 11/15/11 10:39am 11/15/11 10:39am

November 16 Google Music Event Will Apparently Go to Eleven

The search giant sent out invitations to an event for November 16. The invite states that "These Go To Eleven," a reference to the Spinal Tap joke and a clue that it'll be talking about its Google Music service. » 11/11/11 3:41pm 11/11/11 3:41pm

Google Music to Labels: With or Without You

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google Music will launch in the next two weeks—regardless of whether or not Google has inked deals with the four major record label giants. That's a ballsy move, Google. » 10/24/11 9:27am 10/24/11 9:27am

The Google Music "Twist:" You Can Share Songs After Buying Them

Yesterday, Google mobile head Andy Rubin said that the company's long-awaited music store will have some kind of twist. » 10/20/11 1:26pm 10/20/11 1:26pm

Google Music Launching Before Christmas, Claims Indie Record Label

Business Insider heard from an indie record label-owner that Google's download store will be available this quarter, with the big name labels launching their wares first, followed by the indies thereafter. [BI via Gizmodo UK; Image Credit: Shutterstock] » 10/17/11 7:23am 10/17/11 7:23am

Google Music Comes to iOS with a Pretty Decent Web App

Google seems to pick and choose when they'll make a native app and when they'll go the web route with iOS. For Google Music, which is still in beta, they chose the web app route and it's actually still pretty good. » 9/08/11 6:42pm 9/08/11 6:42pm