It took a long time to get going, but streaming music is finally mainstream. It’s a business, too, generating more than $1 billion a year.
That sounds like good news for the music labels, which have been waiting for digital music… [Read more on Re/Code]
There’s no dearth of options to store, catalogue and share your music collection. Whether your preference is paid premium services or stripped-down free apps, cloud storage or mp3s, there’s a service for you.
But sometimes, excessive choice has drawbacks. You can’t share your latest Spotify playlist with a friend who uses Deezer, for example. Nor can your… [Read more on Paste Magazine]
Over three quarters (83 per cent) of 16-24 year olds use YouTube as a music platform rather than a video platform, research from youth insights consultancy Voxburner has found.
Just over half of respondents (56 per cent) said they used iTunes or the… [Read more on The Drum]
T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS) said it is adding AccuRadio, Black Planet, Grooveshark, Radio Paradise, Rdio and Songza to the Music Freedom program it first announced in June. The carrier also said that its customers have streamed almost 7,000 terabytes of music since the launch of the program, and that its… [Read more on FierceWireless]
Radio | Remercié par France Inter en juin dernier, l’animateur compte reprendre son émission sur Internet. Il profitera de la prochaine Fête de L’Humanité pour mettre en place une campagne de souscriptions. Objectif : lancer son pure player le 21 janvier prochain.
A 11h30 ce mercredi 27 août, soit une demi-heure seulement après la très médiatique conférence de presse de rentrée de Radio France, Daniel Mermet tient la sienne propre à quelques… [Lire la suite sur Télérama]
Streaming music service 8tracks has secured $1.28 million in new funding, according to an SEC Form D filed today.
8tracks’ service plays handpicked playlists featuring mainstream artists as well as any track from Soundcloud, which has a more… [Read more on VentureBeat]