Spotify’s freemium pay structure has always been an amazing deal. All the music you could want as long as you have patience for the occasional commercial. All for free. But according to the Wall Street Journal, Spotify might let artists choose whether albums live behind a Premium subscription paywall.
Pandora is 10 years old and to celebrate, it’s holding “Listener Love Day.” Don’t worry, it just sounds creepy—it’s actually only a free pass to try out Pandora without commercials for a day.
Especially on the heels of Apple Music, it seems like every technology company that’s ever existed feels the needs to create a streaming music service to jam tasty tunes down your ear canal. And rumor has it Facebook is next.
Today, Apple is pushing out the latest update to iOS, and in this 8.4 version iPhones users will get some brand new
Apple features, chief among them being the long-time-coming Apple Music streaming service.
If you shop online, an Amazon Prime membership is easily worth it for the free two-day shipping alone. But that’s not all a Prime membership gets you. Here are some of the perks you may have forgotten.
BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe has announced that he's leaving his job at the station. That normally wouldn't concern us, but it's where he's headed to next that's caught our attention — Cupertino, into the open arms of Apple, where he's expected to play an integral role in the formation of Apple's Beats-powered streaming…
So obviously the internet is a super useful tool for finding new music. It's a super useful tool for finding new anything. But there are so many music discovery things out there between Pandora, iTunes Radio, and like 30 different features in Spotify alone. So what's your personal favorite way to find new tunes on…
Spotify may've launched on Sonos a while back, but considering the US is still awaiting the streaming service, it might be worth giving Mog a shot—you can listen to 11 million songs on-demand and ad-free, around your house.
Verizon is preparing to launch cloud-based media streaming for all its FiOS subscribers. The service will allow you to store your music, photos, and videos on their servers and play them back on your phone, laptop, or other mobile device.
Available now if you live in Europe or are particularly handy with an IP override, Spotify's just released the latest version of the desktop client. iTunes libraries can be uploaded to Spotify for accessing anywhere, and social features added too.
Just how much moolah do musicians earn from online downloads and streams? For the artist to earn the US minimum wage ($1,160/month), they need 12,339 iTunes downloads or 849,817 streams on Rhapsody.
Though it can't cache songs like the recently-approved Spotify, Rhapsody's app is available in the U.S., and lets $15-a-month Rhapsody To Go subscribers stream unlimited tracks over Wi-Fi, 3G or Edge. It's also free to try for a week.
Good news Rhapsody fans; an app has finally been submitted to Apple. If approved, it will give iPhone/iPod Touch owners with a $15-a-month Rhapsody To Go account unlimited-streaming over Wi-Fi, 3G and Edge. Here's what it looks like in action:
Old-line filesharing services can't seem to switch sides fast enough: Now Kazaa, leading purveyor of illegal MP3s and maliciously mislabeled pornography for a few years in the early 2000s, has been reborn as a legal, paid music download service. $20 a month gets you unlimited downloads, 2005-style: in WMA format,…
Gear Live found a roundabout, but clever, way of streaming Zune tracks onto your iPhone. Why would you do that? Because Zune Pass gets you a basically unlimited amount of songs, and they don't play natively on the iPhone.