Confession: I love video game soundtracks. Ever since I played Final Fantasy II (IV) on the SNES, I’ve known the powerful part music plays in video games. But in the music streaming world of today, jamming on good game soundtracks—whether from a full game or just a playlist for a quick Dota 2 session—isn’t incredibly…
Spotify has changed the way humans listen to music—for better or worse. But one feature that is undeniably awesome is the Discover Weekly playlist, a curated collection of songs, updated every Monday, which helps people find new artists to love. Spotify is now doubling down on this algorithmic bit of magic with a new…
Spotify, the original titan of the music streaming world, is packed with plenty of great—but there are still plenty of third party add-ons that can enhance the original app even further. Here are some of our favorite utilities for doing more with Spotify and taking your streaming to the next level.
Do you remember those birthday cards that played a song when you opened them? Do you remember how they were sort of cool, but everyone closed the card immediately out of embarrassment? That is how I feel about Spotify’s new feature, which lets you create a personalized playlist to go with your out-of-office email.
Apple is under fire after it allegedly blocked Spotify’s new iPhone app from being released in the App Store. According to a Recode report, Spotify’s general counsel sent a letter to Apple’s legal team claiming that Apple is “causing grave harm to Spotify and its customers” by not allowing the latest version of the…
“Hmm, should I listen to this Barenaked Ladies song again?” you ask yourself. “Yeah, sure, why not, it’s not like my future partners are going to see it.” Think again!
In response to the deadliest mass shooting in American history, Spotify has created a music playlist, ostensibly to honor the victims and offer support to the communities that were affected.
Last year, Apple jumped into the streaming music game with Apple Music, which turned out to be a wholly uninspiring clone of Beats Music. Here comes Apple Music’s second movement, but will it be enough?
Do you love music and also saving money? Then you should cancel whatever streaming music service you’re signed up for and team up with five friends to get the new $15 Spotify Family plan. Seriously, you’re throwing away money if you don’t.
The way I see it, everybody has a “thing” they do when they get high. Some people gorge themselves on as many edible objects as will fit in their cottony mouths. Other people lay in the dark and listen to Phish. Still other people sit on their couch and look at Vine.
What could Spotify do with $1 billion? That’s now a question worth asking, since it’s managed to raise the sum as debt financing to spend on growing the company.
This morning, Spotify announced a deal: Sign up for three months of Spotify for $29.97, you’ll get a free Chromecast. That’s sweet.
Just like that, another service of questionable legality has cropped up on the internet. Meet Wefre, the new free online service that lets you mainline Bieber without breaking a sweat.
Songwriter, musician, and dedicated music copyright activist David Lowery has retained a law firm and filed an ambitious class action lawsuit against Spotify. He’s suing on behalf of all the artists—which could be literally any number of artists—that he claims Spotify is stiffing.
Looking for some way to justify that $70,000 Tesla Model S? Well, how about this: starting today, Model S owners in some countries will have free in-car access to Spotify Premium. At $10 saved per month, that’s only 583 years until you break even!
Spotify certainly has enough music to keep you entertained, but its playlists can lurch from one track to the next with little finesse. Now, it’s launching a new Party feature that includes mixed, beat-matched songs so that things feel a little more professional.
Ever since I learned the best music site on the internet is being acquired by Pandora, I’ve been sick about losing the amazing Christmas playlist that I’ve been carefully curating for years. Thankfully, Rdio and Spotify have made it really easy to export and re-import my playlists. Here’s how to do it.
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.