Who needs a studio or label? LANY hit it big singing into a blanket

In 2014, Paul Klein, Jake Goss, and Les Priest decided to release a few songs together on Soundcloud, anonymously. Four years and a Billboard charting album later, the trio known...

Founder of Red Bull Radio talks streaming service morality and the future of radio

Red BullFor better or worse, streaming services have turned the music industry into a sort of wild west, where tradition is constantly rewritten. Spotify and Apple Music playlists can make Billboard...

Limited Siri support for music apps like Spotify is possible in iOS 12

Apple is finally getting a bit more friendly with third party music-streaming apps when it comes to Siri. Music-streaming companies like Spotify will soon be able to let users...

Apple needs to play nice with Spotify

With WWDC a couple of days out, we’re coming up on one year since Apple first showed off its glitzy answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home smart...

Spotify backs off ‘hateful conduct’ policy amid backlash

Less than a month after announcing its “hateful content” and “hateful conduct” policy, Spotify is backing down from one half of the equation. Following staunch criticism, the company has...

Kanye skips Tidal exclusivity, drops new album on Spotify and Apple Music

Back in 2016, Kanye West announced that his latest album be available exclusively on Tidal. This morning, its follow up, the simply titled ye, arrived on that service, Spotify and...

Apple Music vs. Spotify: Which service is the streaming king?

Apple Music is giving Spotify a run for its money, but which service is best for you? In our Apple Music vs. Spotify showdown, we compare and contrast all we...

Streaming music is clearly the future. Here’s why that sucks

Guillaume Payen/Getty ImagesMusic streaming is big business. It’s the music industry’s last hope, according to some, and it’s saving the industry. And I don’t like it. Before I get to why...

Spotify is reportedly rethinking its ‘hateful conduct’ policy

Spotify caused a stir when it unveiled its “hateful conduct” policy earlier this month. Now, a few weeks later, it’s reportedly already rethinking the tact, after pushback from artists and...

YouTube revamps its Red subscription service to offer standalone music streaming

Like Google’s messaging focus, YouTube’s efforts to spin out successful streaming and music products has felt confusing and haphazard. Now the company is simplifying and consolidating that play by decoupling...

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East Ventures closes new $30M fund to continue investing in Indonesia

East Ventures is back at it again with another new fund to invest in early-stage companies in Indonesia,...