Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

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

Major Labels Want a Bigger Share From Apple’s Music Service
/ June 5, 2015 2:00 pm
Major Labels Want a Bigger Share From Apple’s Music Service

Variety reports "Negotiations between Apple and the three major labels for Apple’s upcoming streaming music service are down to the 11th hour, according to a Bloomberg report that also details why the two sides haven’t been able to reach a deal: The labels want a bigger share of the service’s revenue than they get from Spotify and other existing services.". Read More

Challenging Spotify, Jay Z’s Tidal launches on Windows and Mac
/ June 3, 2015 12:10 pm
Challenging Spotify, Jay Z’s Tidal launches on Windows and Mac

VentureBeat reports "Tidal, Jay Z’s answer to Spotify, has received a lot of grief since it launched in March with a cast of celebrity co-owners. Unable to control ourselves, we’ve weighed in on the topic repeatedly. But today’s a big day for Tidal, so let’s hear them out: The hi-fi streaming company is launching on the desktop (in beta for Windows and Mac) for the first time. Previously Tidal was only available via the Web and on mobile — that’s one sticking point solved.". Read More

A day with the new Spotify
/ May 29, 2015 12:50 pm

VentureBeat reports "Last week, Spotify released a massive update to its user interface that serves up music playlists according to the user’s location, time of day, and musical tastes. It also added a brand new feature called Running that offers users a series of playlists for their run that will match the pace of the runner. The overhaul is intended to grab Spotify users at every point in their day.". Read More

Windows 10 Music app’s color scheme looks a lot like Spotify
/ May 26, 2015 11:41 am
Windows 10 Music app’s color scheme looks a lot like Spotify

Digital Spy "Windows 10's revamped Music app has been glimpsed up close after an official screenshot appeared on an Xbox support page. The software appears to sport an overhauled interface and a darker color scheme that is reminiscent of Spotify's latest apps.". Read More

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Artist Managers Call Out Sony Following Spotify Contract Leak, Sony Responds That It Pays
/ May 21, 2015 2:44 pm
Artist Managers Call Out Sony Following Spotify Contract Leak, Sony Responds That It Pays

Billboard reports "The leak itself was an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the recording industry's fastest-growing source of income; these contracts are well-guarded secrets. That they have been so guarded has meant many questions from artists about what many see as low royalty rates from the streaming services -- the contract's leak seemed to refocus that ire towards the labels themselves.". Read More

Spotify recruits Icona Pop, Amy Poehler, Rixton and more for its new Originals
/ May 21, 2015 2:34 pm
Spotify recruits Icona Pop, Amy Poehler, Rixton and more for its new Originals

Digital Spy reports "Spotify has enlisted the help of several familiar names for its new and exclusive Originals content. Where video is concerned, Amy Poehler leads the pack with a Dance Move of the Day show called Smart Girls, which promises to offer 'a fun way for the adventurous to get their dance party started.'". Read More

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