The “highest resolution music streaming service in the world” comes to the U.S.

French music streamer Qobuz are bringing their high-resolution streamer to the U.S., but can they face up against Jay-Z’s Tidal. Qobuz claim to be “the highest resolution music streaming service in the world” with a vast…

Spotify introduce layers to your streaming experience with multimedia Spotlight feature

The Spotify experience is getting deeper with Spotlight, a new feature that brings visual accompaniments to your music listening experience. Spotify have launched Spotlight, a feature that introduces photos, videos, and text to their music…

Keep track of every play with SoundCloud statistics now in real-time

Watch your plays rise in real-time on SoundCloud as their statistics now keep track and show you their performance as it happens. SoundCloud’s statistics now update in real-time so you can watch as every play…

Watch out Spotify, Amazon Prime Music is hot on your tail for popularity

Who is the big dog in music streaming right now? You’d all say Spotify right? Well look out because Amazon Prime Music is coming up on them quickly. New research from Midia Research, and noticed by Music…

Warner offer to buyout employees as music streaming becomes priority

Warner Music Group have placed their bets on music streaming being the next big thing, but that may see some employees left jobless. Warner are offering to buyout employees who still work with physical music….

7digital sign contracts with popular music store 8tracks and others

7digital have signed new contracts with MediaMarktSaturn and 8tracks with new opportunities on the horizon. 7digital have confirmed new contracts with two big new businesses. 7digital, provider of music to stores and services around the…

Pay musicians with claps for every stream with this new speaker

Volareo could revolutionise the streaming game with great payouts for artists and even the ability to tip artists with claps. Volareo is a speaker and a music streaming service all in one that could revolutionise…

LiveXLive have completed their acquisition of Slacker Radio

LiveXLive have taken over Slacker Radio, the streaming service that specialises in allowing users create their on personalised stations. Slacker Radio is one of the lesser known streaming services but shouldn’t be ignored with 1.5 million…

Post Malone breaks the Spotify record for longest No. 1 stretch

The White Iverson, Post Malone, has set a new record for Spotify with his latest hit Rockstar sitting at the top of the charts for the longest ever. Ed Sheeran may still be the king…

Jimmy Iovine says he’s staying at Apple, despite rumours

Last week saw numerous rumours and reports that Jimmy Iovine will be leaving his executive position at Apple this year. He says they’re wrong. Jimmy Iovine, the man behind Beats that wasn’t Dr. Dre and has…