Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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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...

Artists are releasing more music than ever because of streaming

Sure, there's a whole lot of music to choose from on streaming services. But it looks like the rise of streaming itself has resulted...

Digital downloads outsold by physical music, first time since 2011

According to the Recording Industry Association of America, digital downloads are once again being outsold by CDs and vinyl records for the first time...

YouTube to “frustrate and seduce” users with more ads so they pay for music

YouTube is set to be increasing the number of ads users see between music videos, in an attempt to convince more viewers to pay...

Spotify ready to go public, file paperwork with SEC

Confirming earlier reports of a coming public offering from the streaming service, Spotify officially filed to go public with the Security and Exchanges Commission...

Spotify eyeing a move into the speakers and hardware game

Will Spotify start making speakers and other devices? With the introduction of Apple's HomePod speaker, it looks like the streaming service wants to dip...

You can try Pandora Premium for free—here’s how

Pandora is apparently feelin' that holiday spirit—and you're the beneficiary! The streaming service is currently offering a free trial session of its Premium subscription...

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...

How to maximize your Spotify subscription to support artists

Debates regarding music streaming services always revolve around the same set of numbers. These services all use a similar model: subscribers pay a flat...

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