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

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