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What to Stream Tonight, March 30, 2020

Looking for something to watch tonight?
Tags: Streaming Music, Lifehacks, Streaming Video, Coronavirus, What To Stream

What to Stream This Weekend, March 27-29

Looking for things to do this weekend without leaving your couch?Read more...
Tags: What To Watch, Streaming Music, Lifehacks, Streaming Video, Coronavirus

How to make a playlist in Spotify

Rock out to your favorite songs and create custom collections of tracks on whatever device you use to listen.
Tags: Spotify, Music, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Playlist, Digital Music Library, start a Spotify playlist

What to Stream Tonight, March 26, 2020

Ready to settle in for another night at home?
Tags: Streaming Music, Lifehacks, Streaming Video, Coronavirus, What To Stream

Spotify adds fundraising features and a COVID-19 news hub to address the health crisis

Spotify this morning announced a series of new initiatives to address the COVID-19 health crisis across its platform. The company is launching a financial relief effort for those in the creative community who have been heavily impacted by the virus, which includes the addition of a public donations feature on its website. The company is also working to add a new feature that will allow artists to fundraise directly from their fans via their Spotify artist profile pages. Meanwhile, for listeners,...
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Apple Music adds a personalized playlist of happy songs to cheer you up, plus a work-from-home mix

Apple Music is launching a new playlist the company hopes will raise your spirits during these difficult times. On Monday, the service began rolling out a new personalized playlist called “The Get Up! Mix,” which features “happy-making,” sing-alonging music,” says Apple. The playlist can be found on the “For You” tab in the Apple Music app, alongside others, including your “Favorites Mix,” “New Music Mix,” “Chill Mix,” and “Friends Mix.” And like Apple Music’s other personalized playlists, the n...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Streaming Music, Apple Music, Spotify Pandora Amazon Music, Home Office DJ, Weeknd Post Malone Dua Lipa Ed Sheeran

Spotify rolls out a more personalized home screen to users worldwide

Spotify has been slowly rolling out a redesigned mobile app in small sections — first with an update to podcast pages, then to other parts of the experience. Today, the company is revamping the most critical part of the Spotify app: the Home screen. Now, when Spotify users launch the app, they’ll notice the new home screen greets them depending on what time of day it is with a “Good Morning,” “Good Afternoon,” or “Good Evening,” for example. But the screen’s content and recommendations will also...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Media, Pandora, Streaming, Streaming Music, Personalization, Spotify Pandora

Streaming services accounted for nearly 80% of all music revenue in 2019

Streaming music services’ share of total music revenues is bigger than ever. According to a year-end report from the RIAA, revenues from streaming services grew nearly 20% in 2019 to $8.8 billion, accounting for 79.5% of all recorded music revenues. By “streaming,” the report is referring to a variety of services, including ad-supported services like Vevo, YouTube as well as the ad-supported tiers of services like Spotify, plus streaming radio services like Pandora and SiriusXM, and premium subs...
Tags: Music, Media, Tech, Pandora, Streaming, Streaming Music, Riaa, Spotify Premium, VEVO YouTube, Pandora Plus Amazon Prime Music

Pandora’s new Apple Watch app lets you leave your iPhone behind

Support for standalone streaming has come to Pandora’s Apple Watch app. The company today announced the official launch of its new, standalone app for Apple Watch that lets you listen to music and podcasts on the go, even without your iPhone. The launch makes Pandora the first major third-party — meaning, first besides Apple Music — to offer a standalone app for Apple Watch. To be clear, Pandora is not the first non-Apple music service to offer an Apple Watch app. Spotify notably debuted its ...
Tags: Apple, Apps, Spotify, Music, Tech, Pandora, Streaming, Streaming Music, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Apps, Apple Music, Pandora Premium, Pandora Plus, Pandora s Apple, Apple Watch app Spotify, Soundcloud Napster Deezer

Spotify mimics Apple’s design with new podcast show page updates

Spotify’s ongoing investments in the podcast-streaming side of its business helped boost podcast listening on its service by 200% last year. But today, only 16% of Spotify’s monthly listeners are engaging with podcats — a number the company today hopes to nudge higher by redesigning the podcast side of its streaming app. The new layout now makes it easier to view information about podcasts and improves discovery of new shows. In particular, Spotify has given podcast show trailers a more prominen...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Media, Podcasts, Tech, Podcasting, Streaming, Streaming Music, Consumer Electronics Show

Spotify is giving songwriters their own pages and playlists

Spotify is launching a new feature called songwriter pages, which allows songwriters to showcase a list of the songs they’ve written, alongside their most frequent artist collaborations. The pages will also include a new “Written By” playlist of the songwriter’s songs, allowing listeners to stream their songs, follow their new material, and surface the songwriters’ work through Spotify’s search engine. At launch, Spotify is debuting songwriter pages for top artists, including Meghan Trainor, Fra...
Tags: TC, Spotify, Music, Tech, Streaming Music, Streaming Service, Justin Tranter, Parker, Meghan Trainor Fraser, Smith Missy Elliott Teddy Geiger Ben Billions, Jules Parker

Germany streamed over 100 billion songs in 2019

Germans have joined the UK in a landmark year of music streaming with people listening more than ever. Around the world, music streaming services have become the number one destination for music addicts to casual listeners to get their fix. 2019 saw a monumental decade of music streaming close on a major high that is evident in Germany’s streaming figures. Music streams in Germany hit 107 billion this year, research by GfK Entertainment in cooperation with the country’s Federal Associat...
Tags: Music, UK, Germany, Streams, Music Industry, Music Streaming, Streaming, Streaming Music, Stream, Mariah Carey, Digital Music News, GfK Entertainment, Germans, BVMI, Federal Association of the Music Industry BVMI, Florian Drücke

SiriusXM and Pandora test bundle discounts

It’s been less than a year since SiriusXM completed its $3.5 billion acquisition of streaming music service Pandora, but the two companies have already leveraged their collective assets to boost each other’s services. For example, SiriusXM talk shows arrived on Pandora as podcasts, while a Pandora-powered station now streams popular songs for both sets of listeners. Now, the company is considering tying the two services together in a different way — by packaging them as a discounted bundle. What...
Tags: Apps, Music, Media, Tech, Pandora, Streaming, Streaming Music, Phillips, Chris Phillips, SiriusXM, Pandora Premium Family, CES 2020

Sonos is suing Google for allegedly copying its tech — and Amazon could be next

In a classic case of David versus Goliath, Sonos is suing Google over what it claims is theft of its intellectual property. The two companies which have worked together for years on streaming service and voice assistant integrations.
Tags: Google, Amazon, Trends, Home Theater, Lawsuits, Streaming Music, Sonos, Smart Speakers, CES 2020

Spotify Is Testing a New Social Feature That Could Add a Human Touch to Discovery

It appears Spotify is prototyping a function to allow users to more easily discover what their friends are listening to most.Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Science, Streaming, Streaming Music

Spotify’s free tier now works with Alexa and Bose speakers

Spotify has made its free subscription tier compatible with all Alexa products, including Echo speakers and Fire TV devices. You can also use it with Bose smart speakers via Spotify Connect.
Tags: Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Bose, Alexa, Amazon Music, Spotify Free, Echo speakers

Deezer launches Sony 360 Reality Audio with a new stand-alone app

To highlight the addition of Sony's 360 Reality Audio to its catalog of music, Deezer has created a dedicated streaming app for the surround-sound music format.
Tags: Mobile, Music, News, Trends, Sony, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Deezer, Hi Res Audio, Sony 360 Reality Audio, Dolby Atmos Music

You’ll soon be able to stream songs in Sony’s 360 Reality Audio format

Sony's 360 Reality Audio immersive music format coming to Tidal, Amazon Music HD, and other services. All you'll need to experience it is a set of headphones and a compatible streaming app.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Sony, Home Theater, Streaming Music, 3D audio, Sony 360 Reality Audio, 360 Audio, Dolby Atmos Music

What is Tidal? The hi-fi streaming music service fully explained

If you're in search of the highest-quality streaming music available, you need to look at Tidal. With a massive music catalog and lossless, CD-quality streams, it's an impressive option.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Tidal, Lossless Audio, Hi-res Music

Amazon Music arrives on Apple TV

Amazon Music is now available on the Apple TV, including both the Apple TV 4K and the Apple TV HD running tvOS 12.0 or later, Amazon announced this morning. The launch is yet another example of the eased tensions between the two rivals, who finally came to an agreement to support each other’s streaming media services on their respective platforms. With the new Amazon Music app for Fire TV, customers will gain access to millions of songs and thousands of playlists and stations, including Am...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Apps, Spotify, Media, Russia, Tech, Apple TV, Streaming, Streaming Music, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Amazon Prime Video, U S Spotify

Why Can’t Music Streaming Services Give Good Recommendations for Classical Music?

Would it be difficult to develop algorithms to recommend classical music more effectively?
Tags: Music, Tech, Blogging, Classical Music, Streaming Music, Apple Music

Spotify is building shared queue Social Listening

Want to rock out together even when you’re apart? Spotify has prototyped an unreleased feature called “Social Listening” that lets multiple people add songs to a queue they can all listen to. You just all scan one friend’s QR-style Spotify Social Listening code, and then anyone can add songs to the real-time playlist. Spotify could potentially expand the feature to synchronize playback so you’d actually hear the same notes at the same time, but for now it’s a just a shared queue. Social Listenin...
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Pandora launches a new native Mac app

Pandora is rolling out new desktop apps for its streaming music listeners, starting with Mac. This morning, the company announced the launch of a native desktop app for Mac, with a Windows version to soon follow. The app supports keyboard controls, on-screen notifications for the music currently playing, and a way to control Pandora’s new “Modes” feature for customizing the music you hear on your Pandora stations. Introduced just a couple of months ago, Pandora Modes switches up the classic list...
Tags: Apps, Music, Tech, Pandora, Streaming Music, Mac Apps

Pandora’s new native Mac app streams music, not podcasts

Pandora is rolling out new desktop apps for its streaming music listeners, starting with Mac. This morning, the company announced the launch of a native desktop app for Mac, with a Windows version to soon follow. The app supports keyboard controls, on-screen notifications for the music currently playing and a way to control Pandora’s new “Modes” feature for customizing the music you hear on your Pandora stations. Introduced just a couple of months ago, Pandora Modes switches up the classic liste...
Tags: Apps, Music, Tech, Pandora, Streaming Music, Mac Apps

Spotify’s 5 playlists to stream for Ramadan this month

Spotify want to help Muslims celebrating Ramadan around the world to accompany their holiest of months with a soundtrack to their spiritual restoration. It’s nearly halfway through the holy month of Ramadan for 2019. Spotify are showing support of their Muslim friends, family and listeners around the world with 5 playlists that they reckon are the perfect musical accompaniment to the 29-30 days of prayer, fasting, reflection, and community. During Ramadan there are a number of spiritual...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Indonesia, Singapore, Turkey, Malaysia, Middle East, Islam, Muslim, Streaming Music, Stream, Playlists, Ramadan, Digital Music News, Playlist, North Africa

Spotify hits repeat on its Premium special offer: $1 a month for 3 months

Back by popular demand it seems, or perhaps to bolster demand, Spotify is relaunching its $1 for three months of its Premium-tier service for anyone who has not previously signed up for a subscription, for a limited time. The post Spotify hits repeat on its Premium special offer: $1 a month for 3 months appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Mobile, Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Web, Home Theater, Music Streaming, Streaming Music, Offer

Spotify 'Storyline' Let's Artists Tell Stories Behind Their Songs Instagram Style

Spotify is widely testing its own version of Instagram Stories for musicians and songwriters. "Storyline" provides curated commentary about each song running slideshow-style as the song plays    Spotify Tests ‘Storyline’ – a Snapchat-Style Stories Feature Offering Additional Artist Content by @waxeditorial — (@MacRumors) May 14, 2019 Currently available to a limited group artists, Spotify's Storyline borrows from...
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