SoundCloud Go Launches In UK & Ireland For Ad-Free Streaming

5 weeks after launching their first ever subscription service in the US, ‘SoundCloud Go’ has arrived in the UK and Ireland. SoundCloud Go is the debut of a paid service for listeners, not artists, on…

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…

Spotify Cancel Its Russian Launch

Spotify has suspended its Russian launch for the foreseeable future, due to the current economic crisis, political situation and new internet laws. This follows after Google Inc closed its engineering office last year, after being…

Rdio Offer Their Streaming Services to India

With Spotify taking the streaming world by storm, it’s important for other companies such as Deezer, Rdio, Google Play, Xbox Music, Amazon, etc. to step up their game and offer some exclusive features. Rdio recently…

Musixmatch Comes To The Web

Launched on iOS and Android in 2011, Musixmatch scans your tracks stored locally on your device or lets you stream a track online, whilst displaying the lyrics live in a karaoke style. Musixmatch has since…

Amazon MP3 Store: Major Upgrades are Coming

It has been reported that Amazon MP3 may be upgrading their systems, user interface and more in Q1 2011. Currently Amazon accounts for 7.1% of the entire US music market and their download service accounts for 1.3% of the same market. Amazon is looking to turn things around and really compete with iTunes head on.

Spotify Launches Two More Options and Launches in The Netherlands

Spotify launches two new options to use their service: Spotify Unlimited and Spotify Open. Spotify Unlimited: costs £4.99 a month, and offers unlimited ad-free music – but ONLY on the computer. If users want mobile…

Spotify Plan US Launch In Autumn

They’ve not announced a specific date, but Business Week are carrying this story, in which Senior Vice President Paul Brown claims they’re in talks with various ISP’s, web hosting companies and mobile providers to co-ordinate…

MOG Gains New Investors

Not to be outdone by streaming competitors Spotify, who are rumoured to have gained a new funding partner (and consultant) in the form of Napster/Facebook founder Sean Parker, MOG have announced second round funding of…