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Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists

Spotify may not be best known for its comedy content, but the service actually has a pretty good selection. It appears that they want you to know that – and they also want to make it easier to surface. With …

Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway

While music piracy may not be the buzzworthy topic it was in the days of Napster and Limewire, an idea given life by the RIAA’s decision to stop suing downloaders, that doesn’t mean it’s a forgotten issue. The RIAA’s vehement …

Thom Yorke Pulls Music From Spotify Thom Yorke Pulls Music From Spotify

Thom Yorke, Radiohead’s enigmatic, pony-tail sporting frontman, has taken aim at Spotify for what he sees as a lack of compensation for artists. The move comes on the heels of a similar action by the members of Pink Floyd, who …

Spotify for iOS Update Brings Discover Feature, On-the-Go Playlist Editing, and More Spotify for iOS Update Brings Discover Feature, On-the-Go Playlist Editing, and More

Spotify for iOS received a nice update today, brining their mew music discovery feature to mobile and giving users the ability to edit playlists on the go. First up, Discovery mode: Spotify first announced the new Discover feature last year, …

Spotify Announces NYC Expansion, Confirms Upcoming ‘Unique Content’ Spotify Announces NYC Expansion, Confirms Upcoming ‘Unique Content’

Spotify and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have announced a major NYC expansion for the Swedish company – one that will mean that Spotify’s New York presence is second only to their Stockholm presence in terms of sheer manpower …

Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ Remix Hits the Web (Listen to It Here) Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ Remix Hits the Web (Listen to It Here)

As promised, Daft Punk has released their own remix of “Get Lucky,” the breakout track from their new album Random Access Memories. As it stands, the French duo has decided to make this one a lengthy effort – clocking in …

Xbox Music Heads To The Web Next Week [Report] Xbox Music Heads To The Web Next Week [Report]

In October of last year, Microsoft formally launched Xbox Music. It was part replacement for its failed Zune software and part Spotify competitor. The only problem was that, unlike Spotify, Xbox Music was only available on Microsoft products – Windows …

Pink Floyd’s Entire Catalog Now Streaming on Spotify Pink Floyd’s Entire Catalog Now Streaming on Spotify

Hey you! Yeah, you. Are you a Pink Floyd fan who uses Spotify? Awesome. Starting today, the full Pink Floyd catalog is now available on the streaming music service. We’re talking hundreds of tracks here and all the classic albums. …

Pink Floyd Coming to Spotify as Soon as We Stream ‘Wish You Were Here’ 1 Million Times Pink Floyd Coming to Spotify as Soon as We Stream ‘Wish You Were Here’ 1 Million Times

If you love Pink Floyd and want to see their entire catalog come to Spotify – there’s something you gotta do. No, don’t worry – it’s not that hard. All you have to do is go listen to one of …

Spotify Discover Now Available to All Via Web Player Spotify Discover Now Available to All Via Web Player

Last December, Spotify announced a brand new “discovery” feature that harnessed the streaming music company’s data on your past streaming habits and various recommendation engines to give users suggestions on what to listen to next. Today, Spotify is making the …

Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Is Setting Spotify Records Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Is Setting Spotify Records

The radio edit of Daft Punk’s new single “Get Lucky” has already broken Spotify records and currently sits at over 28.3 million streams. Now, Spotify has announced that the album on which it’s featured is also breaking records. Daft Punk’s …

Spotify Launches Embeddable Charts for Top Tracks Spotify Launches Embeddable Charts for Top Tracks

In a bid to expand its presence across the web, streaming music service Spotify has just launched Spotify Charts, which allow sites to embed clickable lists of the top tracks across the network. The charts, which will update every Monday, …

Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service At Google I/O [Report] Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service At Google I/O [Report]

In his first interview since taking over as Android boss, Google’s Sundar Pichai said that the company wouldn’t be showing any new hardware or software at Google I/O. He didn’t say anything about updates to existing software though. The Verge …

Spotify Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo Spotify Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo

Unlike Twitter, Spotify isn’t looking to build an entire standalone music service – they already have that. But they are interested in discovery, like Twitter, and to that end the company has just acquired a Swedish music discovery app called …

Spotify Comes to Mexico, Parts of Asia, and Europe; Now Available in 28 Markets Spotify Comes to Mexico, Parts of Asia, and Europe; Now Available in 28 Markets

Back before the big Spotify launch in Canada, it was rumored that the streaming music platform would also break into Asia and parts of Latin America. Today, many months later, Spotify has finally made it official. “Exciting times! Today we’re …

What Do You Think of Spotify’s New Logo? What Do You Think of Spotify’s New Logo?
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Considering the fact that’s Spotify’s logo is pretty much absent from both its desktop and mobile apps, you may not have noticed that the streaming music service recently changed it. Yep, out with the old (left), and in with the …

Spotify Is ‘For Music’ in New Ad Campaign Spotify Is ‘For Music’ in New Ad Campaign

“We are Spotify, and we are for music.” That’s the tagline of a new ad campaign for Spotify, the first major ad campaign from the music streaming service in the U.S. The campaign is the work of NYC-based Droga5, and …

Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report] Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report]

Spotify has become to the go-to source of music entertainment for many people on the Internet, and soon, users may also be watching shows with the service. Business Insider cites “two sources briefed on the company’s plans” as saying the …

Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor] Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor]

Despite earlier attempts to bring streaming music to the masses, Spotify really nailed the concept when it launched in 2008. Now its the service every company in the business of selling music is trying to copy, including Amazon. The Verge …

Spotify Removes 5-Play-Per-Track Limit for U.K. Users Spotify Removes 5-Play-Per-Track Limit for U.K. Users

Spotify is removing one of the barriers for users in the U.K. who choose to use the streaming service’s free option. Starting today, users in the U.K. are no longer limited to 5 plays – the cap has been removed. …

New Study Finds That Music Piracy Doesn’t Negatively Affect Sales New Study Finds That Music Piracy Doesn’t Negatively Affect Sales

The music industry will tell you that piracy is the bane of its existence, and that it will end up killing the industry. There’s compelling evidence that suggests this is not the case, but the RIAA and its ilk conveniently …