CATEGORY: STREAMING

FREE Google Home Mini Smart Speaker For All Current and New Spotify Premium, Family Subscribers

Spotify and Google are offering a free Google Home Mini smart speaker to every subscriber - bot current and new to a Spotify Premium...



Making The Most Of Spotify’s Canvas Tool

Thanks to its Canvas visualization tool, Spotify will be seeing a good deal more looping videos in the near future, something which bodes well...


Court Approves Pandora Appeal Of Pre-1972 Recordings Suit Due To Music Modernization Act

Last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals told a lower federal court to reconsider Pandora's bid to negate a class-action lawsuit over the...


Spotify’s New Replay Playlist: New Algorithms Create Benefits For Fans, Artists, Labels

In this piece, Kristen Westcott Grant explores the evolving role of data algorithms in the streaming industry, and how Spotify's continued rollouts of new...


Ballad of ‘LoFi Rod’: How DashGo Became The Home Of A New, Dynamic Genre

At a time when many of the figures reinventing the music business belong to a new generation, Universal veteran Rod Linnum aka "LoFi Rod"...


Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Streaming Success Stories • Run A Business From The Road • Music Startups • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, our contributors shared streaming success stories, advice on how artists can run a business from the road, info on five...


CD Baby, Dash Go Expand Into India

CD Baby has expanded into India, the world's 15th largest recorded music market, according to the IFPI. The news arrives on the heels of...


How Music Distribution Works In The Modern Entertainment Business [VIDEO]

While music distribution seems like it should be a simple, straightforward process with just a few steps, the reality is far more complex. Here...


Former Busker Tones and I #1 In 16 Markets with Help From Spotify’s Global Editorial Team

Australian busker-turned-breakout-artist Tones and I, whose single “Dance Monkey” is #1 on Spotify’s Global Chart, is the first Australian to achieve this position. The...


Remembering Digial Music Pioneer Jay Frank: His Hypebot Articles & Interviews

UMG senior executive Jay Frank, who passed away this week, was a digital music visionary. Frank often understood streaming's long term effects on artists...