Spotify coming to 1.3 billion people launching in India soon

Spotify are preparing to launch in India bringing the world’s biggest streaming service to the world’s biggest country at a prime time.  It’s not long until Spotify make their long-awaited launch in India. Last month during…

New Jay-Z album ‘4:44’ goes platinum in 1 week despite being pirated over 1M times

Jay-Z dropped his first album in 4 years last week and has been a phenomenal success, but perhaps for all the wrong reasons as a streaming exclusive on Tidal. A new Jay-Z album would normally…

Napster bring 20 million indie tracks to Japan through Rakuten

Napster have partnered with Rakuten to bring millions of independent artists to their streaming service in Japan from around the world. Napster have set up a partnership with Japanese internet provider Rakuten to deliver over…

Major music piracy site MP3Skull faces defeat from RIAA and labels

One of the prime sites for illegal music downloads, MP3Skull have closed down for good after facing music giants in a legal battle After facing a combination of the music industry’s biggest powerhouses in court MP3Skull,…

Rhapsody is no more, today Napster officially replaces it

Last month it was revealed that Rhapsody would be rebranding themselves as that old music pirate Napster, but with legality – now it’s final. Rhapsody made their online success as the pioneers in unlimited music streaming…

Music Piracy on the decline thanks to Spotify and Apple Music

A study taken to look into digital copyrights has found that music piracy in the UK has dropped thanks to streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. It would be ridiculous to say that piracy…

Rhapsody is becoming Napster, but without the music piracy

One of the music streaming veterans, Rhapsody, have rebranded themselves as the ex-file sharing site Napster that they bought in 2011. Rhapsody were the first online music service that offered unlimited streaming for a monthly…

Muso Reach Out To Music Pirates With New Service

Retune is the new technology from Muso that aims to create a pathway from pirate websites to legal outlets. Muso, a content protection and music connection company, have unveiled their new technology Retune that aims…

Spotify Isn’t Killing Record Sales and Is Reducing Piracy

Despite constant criticism studies show that Spotify isn’t reducing record sales and could be helping to combat music piracy. A lot of controversy surrounds Spotify’s place (and music streaming as a whole) in the music industry….

Razer Music Drop DJ Carnage Over Pirated Software Controversy

Razer have cut their partnership with Carnage over his alleged use of pirated music software. Los Angeles based DJ, Carnage, was at the centre of a recent controversy when he appeared in a promotional video…