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The ‘Work From Home Week’ Playlist

Of the many pleasures of working in the place that you live, blasting your own music might be the best. (That or going pantless.) To kick off Work From Home Week, we built you a playlist for cranking up in the home office, or pumping through your earbuds to drown out the Starbucks crowd.Read more… […]

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New study finds that teenage listening patterns determine adult music taste

An article recently published by The New York Times analyzes Spotify data to assess the extent to which the listener’s birth year influences the listener’s musical preferences, and as the study’s findings indicate, teenage listening patterns are far from mere phases. Conducted by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, the research revealed that the music choices made during one’s […]

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This is Night Bass Vol. 6 is out now

The sixth installment in the This is Night Bass series is poised to go bump in the night. Volume six of the label’s playlist series is out now on Spotify, uniting a number of unreleased bass-flavored singles under the This is Night Bass umbrella. Compilation selections include productions from label head AC Slater, Ruff Hauser, Riddim […]

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Ditch Streaming Services and Start Buying Music Again

Remember loyalty? Spotify doesn’t. The company’s previously announced update to its Spotify Connect platform unfortunately terminates the streaming service’s functionality on a variety of speakers ostensibly advertised as Spotify-connected devices. Some of them (from companies like Onkyo and Denon) very expensive…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Generate unique Spotify playlists with this new browser application

Spotify premium users can now build their very own algorithmic playlists thanks to a new web-based application, Nelson, that allows users to tweak Spotify’s various inputs and API recommendations. Spotify’s developer blog goes into depth about the various variables that can bed tweaked for a unique experience. Nine items such as acousticness,  danceability, energy, tempo, and valence […]

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Apple Music set to outpace Spotify as top music streaming platform in the U.S. by summer

Watching how the digital streaming platforms’ subscribers race has unfolded over the last half decade is a fascinating study in new digital capitalism. Music streaming platforms have to navigate perhaps the most heated online competition to win their consumers, catalyzing moves like partnering with artists for high-profile releases a la Drake‘s Views on Apple Music, or Kanye […]

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Inverness deals positive vibes on new remix of Lauv’s ‘Paris In The Rain’

From making beats in his Illinois bedroom to performing at EDC New York a few years ago, Inverness has caught the attention of the right people in the right places. His debut single “Working On You” not only scored a spot on Spotify‘s coveted New Music Friday playlist, but also caught wind on the Viral 50 […]

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Spotify now shows songwriter credits

Spotify has been continuously making moves in right direction over the past few weeks, rolling out updates that aim to make listening to music easier and help its users see all the people behind their favorite tracks.After announcing last week that it will be crediting remixers for their reworks of tracks back to 2015, the platform has released another […]

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Zhu officially confirms Tame Impala collaboration is underway, announces new label

Zhu confirmed a big collaboration and primed 2018 as another banner year the Mind of a Genius producer. Right as the calendar flipped, rumors of an impending collaboration with Aussie psychedelic rock luminaries Tame Impala began to circulate, with video clips capturing the alleged ID beginning to trickle in soon thereafter.During a recent performance in China, Zhu took […]

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Spotify is testing a new Pandora-like playlist app

Remember the good ol’ days where the concept of “playlisting” didn’t exist aside from the “Top Tracks 2012” playlist someone spent hours creating in iTunes? This is when Pandora‘s non-interactive streaming service thrived in generating stations based on artist or genre, yet always creating chaos when an unstoppable ad came on. Now, with an on-demand streaming option, a […]

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Songwriters win big as Copyright Royalty Board boosts streaming pay nearly 50 percent

Since the dawn of streaming nearly 10 years ago, writer royalties have been based on a strict percentage of each streaming service’s revenue, putting songwriters at the mercy of corporate decision-making. In a court ruling issued Jan. 27 in Washington D.C., the Copyright Royalty Board has voted to increase songwriter rates for music streaming by 43.8 percent over the next five […]

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