Music Streaming

Amazon's New Music Streaming Service Is A Bit Rubbish If You're A Katy Perry Fan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Tech

Amazon has launched its music streaming service, Prime Music in the UK, in a bid to rival Spotify and Apple. From today, the service will be availa...

Is Apple About to Teach Us the True Monetary Value of Music?

Chris Price | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Price

Imagine Beats 1 radio reaches an audience of 10m. Does one play of Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' on Beats 1, heard by 10m people, generate the same revenue as 10m individual streams of the same song on Apple Music? What's the download equivalent? Just ask Taylor.

Streaming Music Is Fundamentally Changing the Way We Listen

John MacFarlane | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Tech
John MacFarlane

We've reached a watershed moment for streaming music. Music fans are taking advantage of a rapidly evolving landscape of technologies and services that are redefining our music experience, and expanding our engagement with music and artists in ways that were previously unimaginable.


Danny Weitzkorn | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Tech
Danny Weitzkorn

The backlash was clearly not envisaged, and raises the question how did the artists, many of whom have their own brands, or are seen as brands in their own right, manage to get it so wrong?

What Is Tidal?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech

Jay Z has unveiled his vision for music streaming: Tidal. A premium 'HiFi' audio service that'll provide audio and video, at a cost. In simple term...

Catching the Big Fish in the Stream

Horace Trubridge | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Tech
Horace Trubridge

If you went into a record shop and bought a CD - I know, it doesn't happen very often any more - of your favourite band and you found out that the money you paid was mostly going to the act that sold the most records that week and not your favourite band then you would be rightly miffed. Unfortunately, the current Spotify model works just like that.

Spotify ISN'T Your Only Option For Streaming Music

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

To those already addicted to music streaming services, it's hard to imagine ever going back. Even for hardcore music lovers, whose collections are...

Taylor Swift Reveals What Spotify Pays Its Artists

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Tech

The Taylor Swift VS. Spotify battle has escalated after her label Big Machine revealed that Spotify had paid the artist just $500,000 in royalties ove...

Taylor Swift Just Broke Spotify's Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Taylor Swift has -- completely unannounced -- pulled her entire back catalogue from Spotify, including her newest album '1989'. In response Spotify...

Has There Ever Been a Worse Time to Be a Musician?

Horace Trubridge | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Horace Trubridge

The coming of the age of austerity means that the big corporates that used to throw extravagant parties/conferences etc either simply can't afford to do so anymore or have decided that ostentatious displays of decadence and largesse are inappropriate in these straightened times.

Here Are The Best Music Apps You Should Try

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Tech

Finding the best music app is a lot harder than you think. With a veritable treasure trove of music out there to listen to as well you're spoilt for c...

Spotify Suddenly Looks Different - Here's Why

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Tech

Spotify has launched the biggest redesign in its history - and we hope you like black. The new design will launch on iOS, Android, desktop and web ...

Why Is Ellen DeGeneres in a Den With Three Bears... and a Wolf?

Jyrki Rosenberg | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jyrki Rosenberg

Like millions of people around the globe who have no interest in American football, I found myself drawn to the world of Super Bowl TV commercials. As you would expect, I wasn't able to avoid seeing the Ellen DeGeneres fronted ad for Beats Music.

Music - Getting More Than You Give

Jyrki Rosenberg | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Jyrki Rosenberg

In the last few decades, the way people listen to and discover music has changed in seismic ways. Streaming services are changing the rules for both music lovers and the music industry. It might not yet be a universally accepted, but streaming is certainly where the future lies.

Play for Today

David Julian Price | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Tech
David Julian Price

Sometimes, the technology has been around to do something special for ages, and then finally someone hits on the right combination of cleverness and creativity to make it happen.

How Many Songs On Spotify Have Never Been Played?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Tech

Music-streaming site Spotify celebrated its fifth birthday last week by releasing a lovely infographic detailing some pretty impressive stats and figu...

How Many Songs On Spotify Have Never Been Played?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Tech

Music-streaming site Spotify celebrated its fifth birthday last week by releasing a lovely infographic detailing some pretty impressive stats and figu...

How to Get Your Music onto the World's Leading Music Streaming Services

Steven Finch | Posted 12.08.2011 | UK
Steven Finch

Are you an artist who is looking to get their music onto music streaming services like Spotify, Rdio, MOG, etc? Well you should check out RouteNote! ...