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Daft Punk breaks Spotify record and 2013 sounds a lot like 1978

Apr 23, 2013
New data show that the Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" is now the most streamed song on Spotify. Which got us thinking, even though the way we listen to music has changed, the tune has not.
Posted In: Music, spotify

Amazon nabs bigger share of music downloads (poll)

Apr 17, 2013
iTunes still dominates the music download arena, but Amazon is coming on, and other competitors are in the wings.
Posted In: Amazon, apple, itunes, Music

Coachella tech: 8 apps to pack for summer concerts

Apr 12, 2013
If you're going to Coachella, you'll want to pack some tech supplies to capture the moment and stay connected. Here are 8 apps to try out this season.
Posted In: Music, apps, summer, video

Margaret Thatcher's foes turned anger into big business, and a soundtrack for the '80s

Apr 8, 2013
From punk rock to TV satires such as Spitting Image, many of those who set out to pillory Margaret Thatcher for her policies made a nice living doing so. Listen to the soundtrack that hate created.
Posted In: Margaret Thatcher, Britain, Music

Spotify's future streaming plan: Less Pandora, more Netflix?

Mar 26, 2013
Music streaming hasn’t turned out to be the big money maker Spotify hoped for. So now the question for Spotify is what else it could stream. Videos are a proven way to get people paying for content.
Posted In: Music, music streaming, spotify

Can I see your violin's paperwork?

Mar 12, 2013
If you are a musician traveling abroad, you may soon need a passport -- for your instrument.
Posted In: Music, Travel

Goodbye Sony MiniDisc, we loved you when

Mar 6, 2013
Remember the MiniDisc? Sony has announced it is killing off the music format this month.
Posted In: Sony, mp3, CD, Music

A playlist for the sequester

Mar 1, 2013
We asked for songs that reflect your feelings about the sequester -- and you recommended everything from Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds" to The Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House." Listen to the full playlist now.
Posted In: Music, sequester, sequestration

Clive Davis writes his own soundtrack

Feb 25, 2013
From Haight-Ashbury to hip-hop, the legendary record producer looks back on 50 years of music.
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, music industry, Clive Davis

YouTube gets legit on the Billboard Hot 100

Feb 21, 2013
The site is a mecca for musical artists. Now their YouTube hits can send them to the top of the Billboard charts.
Posted In: billboard, YouTube, Music, video

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