These Are the Songs You Have Sex to, According to Spotify

Music for the bedroom is no longer a case of slipping Barry White onto your vinyl player and leaning in to your loved on. More likely, it means firing up a cloud-based playlist and routing it through your Bluetooth speaker. So, perhaps, unsurprisingly, Spotify knows exactly what you're listening to when you do the… » 2/13/15 5:47am 2/13/15 5:47am

Study Finds Record Labels Take Most of the Streaming Money From Artists

Streaming music is controversial amongst many musicians who claim that they don't get a fair shake of the revenue that's being pulled in. A new study of the music industry by the French recording industry confirms suspicions that at least part of the reason artists are getting screwed is because labels are taking all… » 2/05/15 2:25pm 2/05/15 2:25pm

How to Survive When the Internet Fails

Oh crap. Your Internet's just gone out and doesn't seem like it will be coming back anytime soon. First off, don't panic. Or wait, maybe you're supposed to panic? I can never remember these things, lemme Google it real quick. OH CRAP, THE INTERNET IS OUT. Game over, man! Game over! What the fuck are we gonna do now?… » 12/04/14 5:20pm 12/04/14 5:20pm

Share Your 2014 Spotify Year In Review With Us Here

57,546. That's how many minutes I spent listening to Spotify this year, according to the personalized Year in Review data that the app released today. You can check out your own stats right here—and if you're not shamed by sharing the fact that 57,500 of those minutes were spent listening to Calvin Harris's "Summer,"… » 12/03/14 9:15am 12/03/14 9:15am

​What Taylor Swift Doesn't Mean For Spotify

When Taylor Swift pulled her music off Spotify a week ago, she deftly couched the action as a principled stand for artists against the blanket injustice of streaming music services. A lot of people have been talking about it in those terms. But that's not what her decision was about at all, and her decision doesn't… » 11/13/14 4:35pm 11/13/14 4:35pm