Spotify are trying out videos that replace artwork

What’s the future of artwork in a world of digital music? Spotify reckons it could be looping GIFs. In the past few days some people have noticed that certain songs on Spotify had a different…

Shazam just released their first update since Apple bought them

Earlier this month song recognition app Shazam was bought by Apple, and now they’ve released their first update since the acquisition. Shazam have released the first update to their app since the company was bought…

This live-streaming app for artists just raised $10 million

Spotlite, an app that lets artists stream their music live, has just closed an impressive round of funding to enhance their app. Spotlite just finished a round of funding led by Sequioa Capital China and…

Deezer launches Shazam-like tool SongCatcher in their mobile apps

Shortly after Apple announce their purchase of Shazam, Deezer have come out with their own song recognition and discovery app. Deezer have revealed SongCatcher, their song discovery tool that lets users recognise and save songs….

You can listen to Pandora on-demand free as they take on Spotify

Spotify just gained another rival in Pandora as they’ve launched a free on-demand streaming tier supported by ads. Free streaming was Spotify’s bread and butter but more and more services are getting in on the…

SoundCloud’s got a brand new home page emphasising music discovery

Today SoundCloud have launched a brand new home experience that makes it easier than ever to discover the latest content from our incredible community of creators. SoundCloud have updated their mobile app today with a…

SoundCloud adds sharing for stats so you can celebrate milestones with fans

SoundCloud are introducing stats cards which let you share your music performance and let friends and fans know when you’re popping off. SoundCloud have a new feature, making it easier to celebrate your success with…

Apple have bought Shazam, confirmed by Apple

Apple have confirmed their acquisition of Shazam giving them full ownership of the popular music recognition app. First announced last week as a rumour, Apple have now confirmed that they have bought song identification application…

Start your own radio station online with Stationhead

As music listening evolves and slowly goes digital, radio is transforming too and the next big presenter could be you. Online streaming has transformed music and the way we experience it. Playlists have become the…

Tidal apps now have the power to control Sonos

Jay-Z’s music streaming service Tidal has added Sonos controls to their mobile app for a simple, streaming dream. Subscribers to Tidal’s music streaming service with a Sonos speaker are in for a treat. No longer…