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Napster

Napster is set to launch a new web3 arm, Napster Ventures, and have hired former vice president and global head of music at online gaming...

Heardle

Spotify has acquired Heardle, the Wordle-inspired viral online music game which sees players tasked with guessing a song in six attempts based on its opening notes. ...

Marine Snow

A new music streaming platform called Marine Snow offers to pay artists upfront for exclusive tracks.


Self-described as "a digital oasis for vivid music lovers" and...

Four Tet has been granted permission to add a breach of contract claim to his lawsuit against the label

The recent removal of Four Tet's Domino-released albums from streaming services has been described the artist's legal team as "deliberate, cynical and outrageous".

Four Tet...

The streaming platform was also 37% up year-on-year in 2019

SoundCloud has reported its first ever profitable quarter.

In January this year, streaming giant SoundCloud reported that in 2019 it had turned over more than...

The recording makes its digital debut, with eight tracks in 11 minutes 

Beastie Boys have shared their 1995 EP, 'Aglio E Olio’, to streaming services. 

The 25-year-old recording was released in between the iconic albums 'Ill Communication'...

The cross-platform research mirrors Spotify's own study

90% of streams go to the top 1% of artists, according to research conducted by analytics company Alpha Data. 

As reported by Rolling Stone...

The music streaming giant is now catering to iguanas, birds, hamsters, dogs and cats

Spotify has announced personalised playlists for pets following consultations with "experts in the industry". 

The company has created a playlist generator specifically designed for owners...

Music streaming also helped overall music sales increase by more than 7%

A report released by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has found that sales from music streaming last year exceeded £1 billion in the UK for the...

That's according to a survey by Deezer of over 2000 adults in the UK

15% of music fans under the age of 25 in the UK say they have never listened to a full album, according to a new...

The platform's entire library is now available in CD-quality audio... 

Amazon music has launched a high-definition streaming service, making 50million songs available in CD-quality audio. 

Subscribers to the new offering will have access to the...

The service allows artists and engineers to buy and sell services

Spotify has acquired music talent marketplace SoundBetter.

Set up in 2012, the company is described as the "de facto LinkedIn for music professionals" and allows...

The app was developed by San Francisco ambient producer, Tycho... 

A new website will create custom playlists based on the weather in your location. 

The appropriately-titled Forecast app identifies where users are and then selects...

A new 'yearly storage clean-up' will begin in the coming months... 

Beatport has announced it will remove all tracks released before 2019 that have never sold. 

The first of a new 'yearly storage clean-up procedure' for...

It's currently only available on iOS

Apple has launched a new service called Apple Music For Artists.

The platform will act as an analytics tool for all artists using Apple Music...

Streaming continues its dominance

Spotify is continuing to grow, with massive second quarter revenues reported.

Total revenue for Q2 at Spotify reached €1.66 billion ($1.85 billion), growing 31%...

70% of revenue generated will go to artists and songwriters

Mixcloud has reduced its free service and launched a Premium subscription model. 

The move means that those who don't pay to stream will only be...

Streaming continues its surge

US-based streaming services are looking at huge revenues this year.  

That’s according to a report by the Consumer Technology Association’s U.S. Consumer Technology Sales and...

The streamlined app is said to save data, battery, and storage on your device...

Spotify has begun rolling out its streamlined app, Spotify Lite, in 36 countries around the world.

The alternative app was quietly introduced last summer and...

Stream and mix the platform's entire catalogue of tracks... 

SoundCloud has launched new DJ software integration with VirtualDJ. 

The new offering allows users to stream and mix the entire SoundCloud catalogue of tracks on...