Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Spotify Buys Beats’ Analytics Provider Seed Scientific
/ June 24, 2015 2:27 pm
Spotify Buys Beats’ Analytics Provider Seed Scientific

TechCrunch reports "Spotify wants to own big data about bands. Today it acquired analytics firm Seed Scientific to forge a new Advanced Analytics unit tasked with understanding and improving how artists, listeners, and brands interact with its streaming music service.". Read More

Rdio’s Streaming Music Service Goes Live on Fire TV
/ June 24, 2015 2:18 pm
Rdio’s Streaming Music Service Goes Live on Fire TV

Variety reports "Streaming music service Rdio released an app for Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV stick Wednesday, bringing its catalog of more than 30 million songs to the devices. Fire TV owners can access both Rdio’s free, Pandora-like radio service, as well as Rdio’s full on-demand streaming tier, which is available for $10 a month.". Read More

‘Spotify For Business’ Creator Soundtrack Your Brand Gets $11M From Telia, Spotify And More
/ June 23, 2015 1:35 pm
‘Spotify For Business’ Creator Soundtrack Your Brand Gets $11M From Telia, Spotify And More

TechCrunch reports "While Spotify has been building up its own war chest in preparation for the battle with Apple and others to win more music streaming consumers, it’s also funding a smaller company that’s focused on building up another side of its revenue strategy: businesses and enterprises.". Read More

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Tidal is still great, except for all the nonsense
/ June 23, 2015 1:25 pm
Tidal is still great, except for all the nonsense

The Verge reports "Then, yes, you know the story: a bunch of extremely high-profile musicians held a tone-deaf VIP event in New York City to relaunch it. The "artists first" message delivered by Jay Z and his friends hasn’t resonated with consumers — perhaps because it was delivered by a dozen or so multi-millionaires — and there certainly hasn’t been a mass exodus from Spotify precipitated by dumb Madonna videos.". Read More

Apple Says “We Hear You Taylor Swift”, Will Pay Musicians During Free Trial
/ June 22, 2015 2:03 pm
Apple Says “We Hear You Taylor Swift”, Will Pay Musicians During Free Trial

TechCrunch reports "Apple’s Eddy Cue has just announced that Apple Music will change its plan and pay royalties to artists even during its three-month free trial for users, following Taylor Swift’s public complaint about the policy. She had planned to withhold her hit album ‘1989’ from the service in protest.". Read More

Spotify’s New Rewind Feature Finds Music You’ll Like From The Past 5 Decades
/ June 15, 2015 1:21 pm
Spotify’s New Rewind Feature Finds Music You’ll Like From The Past 5 Decades

TechCrunch reports "Rewind is a throwback to third-party service type fun on Spotify. You simply click the link, and then pick three artists who you like best from a prompt page. This is an important step, as these acts form the basis for the playlists that Spotify automagically pulls together for you from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.". Read More

Beats Music Tells Users To Switch To Apple Music
/ June 9, 2015 1:26 pm
Beats Music Tells Users To Switch To Apple Music

TechCrunch reports "Apple has a new streaming Music app, and it’s pushing users of its old one Beats Music to switch. Following Apple Music’s unveiling at WWDC today, Beats Music’s FAQ has updated to focus on how people can transition their accounts. They’ll be able to keep their playlists, library, and account name when they switch to Apple Music, which costs the same $9.99 per month.". Read More

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