​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

Remote Control Spotify From Your Phone or Tablet

Spotify just unlocked a new feature in its mobile apps for Android and iOS—the ability to control the music playing in the desktop application from a mobile phone or tablet, assuming you're a premium user and your devices are all on the same network. As we'll show you, you can get it set up and start listening in just… » 11/07/14 2:32pm 11/07/14 2:32pm

After 20 Years, Ween's Chocolate and Cheese Remains Delightfully Odd

When Ween released their fourth studio album Chocolate and Cheese in September 1994, I was six years old. At the time, I was most likely rocking out to Raffi's Greatest Hits or something. Fast forward a decade later, featuring a more mature albeit acne-ridden adolescent, and I'm listening to the weirdest song I've… » 9/28/14 8:00pm 9/28/14 8:00pm

Spotify Hack Plays Only the Most Dramatic Part of Your Favorite Song

There's probably a perfect moment in your favorite song where everything just clicks. Wouldn't it be great to skip right to the zenith of every tune? Music Machinery's Paul Lamere think so—he's just devised a Spotify plugin that takes you right to the most dramatic moment of any song. » 9/06/14 12:00pm 9/06/14 12:00pm