Sunday, August 18, 2019

Tag: music streaming

Tool

Tool make streaming service debut with legendary ’90s demo

Tool have been clear in the past about not wanting their music on streaming platforms, but it looks like the band are having a change...
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Spotify claims it “overpaid” songwriters in 2018 and they want it back

Spotify have notoriously underpaid artists for the streams they get on the platform, but now they're claiming they overpaid artists last year. The streaming giant is...
Spotify on Apple iPad

There’s a Spotify playlist for your zodiac sign

What zodiac sign are you? The age-old icebreaker gains an audible significance with new Spotify playlists based on your astrological sign. But will the...
Spotify on a smartphone

Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018

We listened to a lot of Drake and Post Malone this year on Spotify, according to the music streaming giant's yearly roundup for 2018....
Spotify on a smartphone

Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly

Streaming giant Spotify today announced that certain indie artists will now be able to upload music directly to to the service, bypassing the need...

Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination

Streaming giant Spotify is currently facing a lawsuit alleging gender discrimination, equal pay violation and defamation, Variety reports. A female sales exec sued the...

Apple Music head says streaming services aren’t “making any money”

Pretty much everyone knows that musicians get cents on the dollar—if they're lucky—when their songs are streamed on music services. But did you know...

Spotify outpaces Apple Music, reaches 40 million paid subscribers

There's a new development in the music streaming war: Spotify has reached 40 million paid subscribers, according to a tweet from founder Daniel Ek—soaring...

Facebook now allows for free music streaming in News Feed

Facebook has just launched a new feature called Music Stories. Music Stories allows Facebook users to share and play 30-second clips of songs and...

Everything you need to know about Spotify’s updated privacy policy

Much fanfare hit the tech world (which is, let's admit it, extremely out-of-touch with the music world) yesterday when Spotify announced that it has...