Podcasts are leading to Spotify Free growing faster than Premium

A new report indicates Spotify’s ad-supported model is growing faster than their subscription model due to the increase of podcast listeners.

YouTube are testing Premium Lite subscriptions – ad-free YouTube at a reduced price

YouTube Premium Lite is currently being testing in parts of Europe, giving users access to ad-free YouTube for just €6.99 per month.

TrillerPass gives subscribers access to unlimited premium Triller boxing and music PPV events

Triller’s new livestream subscription model TrillerPass is priced at $29.99 per month or $299.95 per year.

TIDAL’s Holiday Offer – get 4 months of Premium or HiFi for just $/£4

TIDAL are offering new members 4 months of any subscription for just $4 or £4. This includes Premium, Family Premium, HiFi or Family HiFi.

Napster will donate a portion of their subscription revenue to your chosen charity

Napster4Good lets Napster Premier subscribers choose a charity to donate to when signing up. Contributions come from Napster, not the subscriber or artists. When signing up, new subscribers simply choose a charity from thousands of…

Splice may be developing music making apps

Sample, loop, preset, plugin and DAW project sharing site Splice have recently acquired Superpowered, a company that helps developers build audio functionality into apps. Subscription based service Splice has been a favourite for producers sharing…

Headspace Plus is free for unemployed and health carers in the US

Get one year’s free Plus subscription to the mindfulness and meditation app Headspace. In the US for those currently unemployed and those working in public health, Headspace is offering one free year of Headspace Plus…

YouTube are prepping a feature for third-party subscriptions from their site

YouTube have told news publishers that they plan to start testing a feature for viewers to subscribe to their content straight from their videos and channels. According to Digiday, YouTube have been in talks with…

Melda offer 3 months free subscription to their plugin market

Get over 100 high quality and diverse plugins at no cost for three months with Melda’s new isolation offer. Melda are plugin makers and they’re great at it. Whether it’s quality sounding instruments or powerful…

Japan’s streaming sees huge growth in 2019

Recent reports from RIAJ show Japan’s streaming market has grown 33.8% in 2019 from the previous year and doubled since 2017. Japan ranks as the second biggest market in the world for recorded music, bringing…