All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Spotify’

Spotify Connect Will Make Your Music-Listening Life Easier

Spotify announced a new feature called Spotify Connect that lets you control your music listening across devices without interruption. For example, if you’re listening on your phone, you can easily switch over to your living room speakers or your tablet with the tap of a button. The company has partnered with some manufacturers to ensure this kind of experience is …

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Spotify Launches New Browse Tool for Curated Playlists

Spotify is continuing to focus heavily on music discovery with today’s rollout of a new “Browse” feature, coming inside an app update later today. Browse lets Spotify users find curated playlists based on certain categories or “moods.” Music for every moment: We’ve got just the right tunes for your morning commute, the party tonight, and the hangover tomorrow. Music for …

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Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29 Million This Year

Though they had a rough beginning and much opposition from big music labels, streaming music platforms are now finally taking off in a big way. Analyst firm ABI Research today estimated that worldwide subscriptions for on-demand music streaming will reach 29 million during 2013. The firm also predicted that streaming subscriptions could rise as high as 191 million by the …

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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 that in mind, Spotify has just unveiled its first-ever comedy app, Official Comedy. Launched in partnership with Bedrocket media’s Official …

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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 support of things like SOPA, ACTA, and CISPA indicates as much. Furthermore, a quick look at the RIAA’s site reveals …

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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 wrote an open letter to streaming services to voice their anger. Like the members of Floyd, Yorke claims that the …

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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, and they recently made it available to all users via the Web Player. “With the Discover page, we’re making good …

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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 and space. Spotify will be opening up a new headquarters on 6th Avenue later this year, and that new HQ …

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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 at over 10 minutes long. The track is up and available on streaming services, including Spotify. We knew this was …

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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 8, Windows Phone 8 and Xbox 360. Now the Redmond giant is finally bringing its music app to more people. …

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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. From Piper At the Gates of Dawn to The Division Bell, and from Dark Side of the Moon to The …

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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 the band’s most timeless songs, “Wish You Were Here.” And as soon as that play count hits 1 million, Spotify …

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