Spotify Has Arrived On US Shores

And lo, the Swedish invasion came, and the US was very excited indeed. Spotify's website is now letting US users download the desktop application, but first you've got to choose between the three monthly pricing-tiers: free, $5, or $10. » 7/14/11 8:10am 7/14/11 8:10am

Why Did It Take So Long for Spotify to Come to the US?

Spotify is not the first internet music service. There's Pandora, Rhapsody, MOG, Rdio, Zune, iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Music, and plenty of others. Yet despite not having a product in the US, Spotify became legend. A musical unicorn. » 7/13/11 10:02pm 7/13/11 10:02pm

When Spotify Launches In the US, It Might Be Invite-Only

If the US launch is anything like the European launch, existing users—including Europeans—will be able to share limited invites with keen Americans. So, y'know, if you know any friendly Europeans, get your bribes in now. » 7/12/11 9:28am 7/12/11 9:28am

Spotify's Launching Next Week? Say Whut?

So Spotify's invited music-hungry Americans to the service after months, nay years, of teasing. But when is it actually going to launch? According to All Things D, Spotify reps have told record labels it'll be next week...though I wouldn't hold your breath. » 7/08/11 3:53am 7/08/11 3:53am

Rejoice! Spotify US Invites Are Officially Here

Spotify is coming to the US! This time, it's for real! They've even put up a (trumpet-blaring) page letting Yanks request an invite to the streaming music service. » 7/06/11 12:19pm 7/06/11 12:19pm

Spotify Takes a Giant First Step Towards US Domination

We've been waiting so long for Spotify to come stateside that the streaming music service has taken on near-mythical proportions. Stream whatever song I want, whenever I want? Sure, right after I re-shoe my unicorn. » 1/20/11 12:35pm 1/20/11 12:35pm

Spotify's US Launch Has Unsurprisingly Been Delayed Again

The much-loved European music service Spotify won't be launching in the US this year, as planned. Considering there's just 23 days until the end of the year (and it was originally meant to launch last year), it's not surprising. » 12/08/10 6:30am 12/08/10 6:30am

Spotify's US Launch Looks Shaky, Even Without Apple's Rumored $10/Month…

It pains me to tell you this, but the US might be waiting even longer for Europe's much-loved Spotify. They've missed two deadlines already, and with their end-of-year launch date looming, it's not looking good for free music lovers. » 10/08/10 8:20am 10/08/10 8:20am