Spotify Launch Original Radio Shows: In Residence (First Premium Content)

With the success of Beats 1 on Apple Music it seems Spotify are joining the online radio bandwagon with In Residence playlists. Spotify have released a series of new artist-curated playlists that seem to follow the…

YouTube To Announce Premium Subscription Service Tomorrow

YouTube looks set to announce the features of their new premium subscription service tomorrow at YouTube Space LA. There have been rumours for a few months that YouTube would be introducing a paywall to certain…

Tidal Hits 1 Million Subscribers and Announce Benefit Concert

Tidal have reached 1 million subscribers, 6 months after it’s launch earlier this year. Tidal has seen a shaky start with criticism over it’s star studded press conference launch,  showing the famous figures behind the…

Spotify Set To Have 100 Million Users By Christmas

Spotify are anticipating hitting the 100-million user count by Christmas this year, chief revenue officer Jeff Levick told an advertising conference in New York. Only last November Spotify reached 50 million users, then 75 million…

RouteNote Launches FLAC Distribution In Beta

RouteNote is now trialling FLAC Upload Beta, a feature we hope will further enhance our services and our user’s experience. For those who don’t know, FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a lossless audio compression,…

Deezer Elite Launch Worldwide Next Month

Deezer launched its ‘Elite’ streaming option back in October last year to the US. The service offers the majority of its 35 million track catalogue as lossless, 16-bit FLAC files at 1411kbps, which is five…

Tidal Brings CD-Quality Streaming To Five More Countries

New kids on the block, premium streaming service Tidal launches in five new European countries – Ireland, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, joining US, Canada and UK. The site offers 25 million lossless CD-Quality…

Top 20 Albums And Track From Premium Streaming Service ‘Tidal’

As previously mentioned, ‘Tidal’ currently offer 25 million streamable CD-quality tracks for £20 a month, which is double Spotify’s cost, but a price some real audiophiles are willing to pay for that cut above the…

Meridian and Tidal Join Forces To Create The Ultimate High-Res Streaming Platform

Following the release of Meridian’s new ‘compact’ high-res format and their high-res DAC, it’s clear they are interested in making an impact on the higher quality audio world. What’s the next step for the hi-fi…

YouTube Music Key Beta – Is It Worth It?

The long awaited and much rumoured YouTube Music Key is here kind of… Currently in Beta, in UK, US, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Finland and Ireland, and it’s an invite only for the first six months…