Spotify Now Gives Students A Free Subscription To A Mental Health App

If you've got a Spotify Premium For Students subscription, you now get a freebie: a subscription to meditation, mindfulness and happiness app Headspace. Read More >>

These Are The Tracks You Need On Your St Patrick’s Day Playlist, Says Spotify

Spotify has found the top 10 Irish tracks used in St Paddy's Day playlists in Ireland, for purists who want to ensure their cultural appropriation has as much authenticity as possible: Read More >>

Tinder Now Helps You Swipe Left on Nickelback Fans Before It’s Too Late

Music is an important indicator of a person’s character. I refuse to date anyone who regularly listens to Dave Matthews Band, for example, because Dave Matthews Band is terrible. But sometimes you don’t discover this important information until it’s too late, and then you’re stuck on a lame date with someone who has awful taste in music. Read More >>

Tidal Lost a Lot of Money in 2015

Tidal, the Swedish subscription music service that rapper Jay-Z purchased last year, more than doubled its losses in 2015. Read More >>

Five Essential Spotify Add-Ons For Music Addicts

Spotify, the original titan of the music streaming world, is packed with plenty of great music — but there are still plenty of third party add-ons that can enhance the original app even further. Here are some of our favourite utilities for doing more with Spotify and taking your streaming to the next level. Read More >>

Amazon Prime Music Launches in the UK (But Only Has a Million Songs)

Amazon has today set its Amazon Prime Music service loose in the UK, after launching in the US back in June. Though a music streaming service similar to Spotify and Apple Music, it's taking a slightly different approach to its established rivals. Read More >>

You Can Now Get Band Merchandise Through Spotify Too

Whether they're getting paid enough for their streaming rights or not through Spotify, one irrefutably worthy revenue stream for bands and artists these days is "the merch". Posters, badges, t-shirts and mugs; the returns here are often far greater than royalties. And now, Spotify will help musicians promote merchandise too. And for free! Read More >>

Fake “Spotify For Artists” Page Fools Anti-Spotify Radiohead Producer

Spotify -- great for music fans, not so great for penniless musicians. That's the see-sawing argument between the music streaming service and the likes of Radiohead producer/Atoms For Peace member Nigel Godrich, who was well and truly hoodwinked today by a phony Spotify page that seemed to suggest the company had drastically revised its artist payment model. Read More >>

Dr Dre’s Beats Music Streaming Service Prescribing Tunes From Next Month

Beats by Dre's streaming music service—Beats Music—will launch next month, with rap's premier unqualified doctor lending his marketing clout to the new Spotify rival. Read More >>

What’s the Best Way to Find New Music on the Internet?

So obviously the internet is a super useful tool for finding new music. It's a super useful tool for finding new anything. But there are so many music discovery things out there between Pandora, iTunes Radio, and like 30 different features in Spotify alone. So what's your personal favourite way to find new tunes on the 'net? Is there one that's just the best? Read More >>

Google’s All Access Music Spotify-Competitor Is Finally Live in the UK

Fancy yourself a streaming music service powered by Google? Spotify just not doing it for you? Well then, we have good news this morning, as big G has just flipped the switch on its All Access music service, firing it into the UK and across Europe. You'll get a free first month of streaming too. Read More >>

Google Play Music All Access Is a Subscription-Like Spotify

Google's moving into the streaming world. Get ready for Google Play Access. Here's everything you need to know about Google's crack at rocketing to the top of the charts. Read More >>

The Future of Music-Streaming Services Is Being Held Back by the Present Music-Streaming Services

Let's talk about music streaming. How much does it figure in your listening habits? Do you ever envisage stumping up the cash for a monthly subscription? We ask because the music industry is pinning its future survival on it. Why this particular model? Because it's one that they can control. Read More >>