How to Experience Your Favorite Music Festivals Without Actually Going

The warm weather means music festival season, where all of your favorite bands play for throngs of revelers who love them as much as you do. The only downside, of course, are the ticket prices, crowds, and general hassle of going. Here’s how to bring that experience home to the comfort of your couch. » 5/04/15 8:00pm Monday 8:00pm

Bang & Olufsen Invented a Giant $2800 iPod 

Something about Bang & Olufsen's BeoSound Moment looks familiar, huh? The aluminum and glass slab is basically a big iPod that's supposed to power wireless music throughout your house. This thing is going to cost a damn fortune, but there's a lot of lovely design to admire—even if no normal human will be able to… » 1/08/15 10:21am 1/08/15 10:21am

YouTube Music Key Hands On: Streaming Music Has Never Been Easier

Last week, YouTube announced its new streaming music service, which is finally rolling out in beta form. It comes complete with out-of-app background listening, cacheable videos, ad-free music, and a 6 month free trial. It turns YouTube into a great little music player. I just tried it out and so far, so good. » 11/20/14 10:25am 11/20/14 10:25am

​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