SiriusXM Premier Streaming Service is now free until May 15th

In a move to help curb coronavirus and get people to stay-at-home, SiriusXM are following other digital platforms in offering free content. SiriusXM Premier gives you full access to all of SiriusXM’s premium channels. This…

Spotify pinch from KROQ for new head of North American Programming

Spotify have enlisted a long-standing staple of LA’s famous radio station to lead their original programming for North America.¬† Dubbed by some as a ‘radio legend’ Kevin Weatherly has certainly had his impact on one…

SoundCloud just got investment from SiriusXM the owners of Pandora

SoundCloud have just gained some very interesting investment of $75 million from the owners of music streaming service Pandora. SoundCloud have long been a paragon of their own independence and that of artists. Standing on…

How Pandora stacks up against the competition in 2020

5-10 years ago Pandora was the go to option for those after a unique radio experience. With Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube growing massively in the last five years, is Pandora still a viable options…

SiriusXM’s annual revenues up 35% in 2019

SiriusXM posted its 2019 earnings, showing significant growth over last year, since the acquisition of Pandora. Operating and financial results show revenue of $2.1 billion and $7.8 billion respectively, increasing 38% and 35% over the…

Grand Theft Auto V gets a new radio station hosted by Danny Brown

Rapper Danny Brown is getting a radio station in Grand Theft Auto V full of UK rappers and exclusive new songs. This month, Grand Theft Auto V adds iFruit Radio to their in-game radio roster…

Daily Drive brings Spotify’s radio-style experience for drives to Germany

Driving down the Autobahn or riding on the H√∂llentalbahn just got a lot more personal with personalised Daily Drives now on Spotify in Germany. Spotify have just launched their Daily Drive playlists in Germany. The…

Apple HomePod speakers getting radio streaming and ambient music mode

Apple have announced a bunch of new features for the HomePod after staying silent on their Smart Speakers at the recent iPhone launch. Following silence at Apple’s press event last week on their flagship streaming…

BBC are shutting down iPlayer Radio this month

British institution, the BBC are shutting down their online radio service as early as this month to replace it with their new platform. The BBC have announced that they will be shutting down iPlayer Radio…

Switzerland will end FM Radio, the 2nd country to do so

As music moves ever more online the traditional broadcasting of radio is saying a long slow goodbye as countries kill it off. Switzerland are becoming the second country to stop broadcasting FM radio as the…