Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Flipagram raises $70 million to beat Snapchat and Instagram by harnessing the power of music
/ July 16, 2015 1:44 pm
Flipagram raises $70 million to beat Snapchat and Instagram by harnessing the power of music

Business Insider reports: "Flipagram wants to be the first mobile “storytelling” app to harness the power of music, and it made two huge strides toward that goal today by raising an additional $70 million in funding and inking a series of global licensing deals with major record labels.". Read More

Neil Young is yanking his catalog from streaming services
/ July 15, 2015 5:59 pm
Neil Young is yanking his catalog from streaming services

The Verge reports "Neil Young took to Facebook and Twitter today to announce that he's removing his music from all streaming services, a move he's blaming on their poor audio quality rather than any financial frustration.". Read More

Facebook reportedly in talks to launch music streaming service
/ July 8, 2015 3:12 pm
Facebook reportedly in talks to launch music streaming service

Fact Magazine reports "Music Ally reports that Facebook will be following its move into the native video space with the launch of a music streaming service that would look to compete with Spotify, Apple Music and others.". Read More

Jay Z’s Tidal Catches Up To Competition With Launch Of A Family Plan
/ July 8, 2015 3:05 pm
Jay Z’s Tidal Catches Up To Competition With Launch Of A Family Plan

TechCrunch reports "Jay Z’s hyped music streaming service Tidal, which focuses on high-fidelity streams and exclusive content – including most recently, Prince tunes – is attempting to catch up to the competition today with the debut of its own “Family” plan. The plan, which is comparable to that from Spotify, lets additional family members sign up and receive 50 percent off their subscription.". Read More

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Prince Yanked His Music From Every Streaming Service Except TIDAL
/ July 6, 2015 4:37 pm
Prince Yanked His Music From Every Streaming Service Except TIDAL

Forbes reports "If you had plans to listen to a little Prince on Spotify or Apple AAPL -0.29% Music— you are out of luck. The artist has reportedly pulled his music from every single music streaming service except for one, TIDAL.". Read More

Here’s how Apple Music compares to Spotify, Tidal, and other streaming services
/ June 30, 2015 11:32 am
Here’s how Apple Music compares to Spotify, Tidal, and other streaming services

The Verge reports "The biggest differentiator remains Spotify's free, ad-supported tier on desktop and mobile. It's something that no one else can match, and it makes Spotify the obvious starting place to go if you're thinking about trying out streaming music for the first time. Of course, Apple is hoping that its three month free trial can change that, especially since its service is built right into every new iPhone.". Read More

Indie labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial
/ June 24, 2015 2:34 pm
Indie labels back Apple Music after decision to pay artists during free trial

The Verge reports "Apple owes Taylor Swift a big thank you. Days after the iPhone-maker reversed its decision not to pay artists during Apple Music's three-month free trial — a change of heart brought about in no small part by Swift's intervention — the world's biggest indie labels have said they're now backing Apple Music." . Read More

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