We7 Adds Social Features, Now You Can Update Facebook and Last.fm

Only days after Spotify had a major upgrade which included a lot of social and sharing features, We7 has now announced some new sharing features of their own. We7 is still yet to make an…

Spotify Updates Platform With New Features

Spotify released a major update to their service today, integrating a massive set of social and functional features, including the ability to linkn your Facebook and Spotify accounts, and the option of using  to play…

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…

Spotify Growing Fast – Product and Territory Expansion Slated

Spotify currently boasts 7 million users, all of them in Europe. Not bad for a product that was only released in October 2008 – this figure does only relate to the number of people on…

Home Taping and the Music Industry Pie

The RIAA have loosed another volley against the filesharing contingent that they believe are bleeding the profitability out of the music industry. The arguments are pretty solid: those who choose to download music illegally instead…

ISP Bundled Music Services – It’s Not Smart To Be Dumb

A report from business analysis firm Ovum says they think UK based Internet Service Providers (ISP’s) could bundle a silver bullet with their broadband contracts by adding a digital music service to their offerings. They…

Does Music Streaming Cost Music Sales?

Can music streaming ever be a viable alternative to hard copy and download music sales? WMG’s Edgar Bronfman has his doubts, and looking at some of the figures being published in the media they might…

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…

Spotify Accepts New Venture Capital Funds

Luxembourg’s biggest media star, Spotify has admitted a new investor to the fold, at least according to TechCrunch. Sean Parker was one of the founders of both Napster and Facebook, and would be Spotify’s first…

The Friday Playlist – Inexcusable Rock

The absolute best/worst of stadium and dad rock for you this week. It’s probably best to listen to this over your headphones, unless your co-workers have a good sense of humour, or are fans of…