Tesla are talking with major labels to start a Spotify rival

Tesla look to expand beyond cars and spaceships as talks with figures and labels in the music industry about a music streaming service. According to music industry sources renowned car-makers Tesla have spoken with all…

Spotify are giving everyone a Summer playlist just for them

Spotify are looking back at your past summers to build a playlist of your favourite tunes in the Summer season. Spotify have introduced Your Summer Rewind a playlist of music based on your music listening…

YouTube unveil fresh new look for faster, cleaner watching

YouTube have revealed a new design for YouTube that features your favourite content for better personalised experiences. YouTube have been working a redesign for their desktop site that gives it a new look to “make your…

Create Spotify playlists with your friends directly from Messenger now

You and your friends can now create Spotify playlists together without ever leaving your Messenger chat. Collaborative playlists just got a whole lot easier to create as Spotify have introduced shared creation into Messenger. Now…

Labels can now pay for Spotify plays with ‘Sponsored Songs’

A new Sponsored Content setting has appeared on Spotify confirming rumours that labels can pay for plays on the platform soon. This week an option to opt-out of “Sponsored Content” was found on Spotify. With rumours…

Google Play Music gets a Discover Weekly-type feature at long last

Google have introduced their own version of Spotify’s massively popular Discover Weekly playlist, exclusive for Samsung Galaxy S8. In April Samsung released their new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone. Last month Samsung made Google Play Music…

Spotify launch The Equalizer Project to promote female equality in the music industry

Spotify and songwriter Max Martin are joining together to promote diversity in the workplace by promoting women in the music industry. The Equalizer Project is a Swedish initiative that aims to highlight the gender divide…

Get Deezer for 6 people at just $14.99 a month with new family subscriptions

Deezer are playing catch up, launching a family plan which offers up to 6 different users unlimited access to 40+ million tracks for just $14.99. Deezer Family is a new subscription tier from the French music…

RouteNote partners with South Korea’s MelOn music store

RouteNote are thrilled to announce a new partnership with MelOn, bringing our global roster of talented artists to South Korea. MelOn is a South Korean music store that has been running since 2004 and owned…

Spotify sees 40% rise in users in the past year with 140m active users

Spotify have revealed that they now have 140 million active users on their immensely successful music streaming service. It was only a year ago that Spotify reported their major milestone of 100 million active users….