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Here's How Your Taste In Music Evolves As You Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.21.2015 | Science

Exactly how does your taste in music evolve over time? Science now has the answer. In your teens, you blast whatever is considered "popular" at...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Standing Out With Lauriana Mae and Erica Glyn

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Mae gets her originality -- vocally and personally -- from a mixed bag of musical tastes that were tossed her way as a kid by her mother and family. A veteran of the church choir, she honed her skills there while listening to a pair of "Bills": Billy Joel and Billie Holliday.

Spotify To Add Video, Podcast And Radio Streaming Services

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.21.2015 | Technology

While saying that it still a music company at heart, Spotify says it is expanding is lineup to include podcasts, news radio and video streaming.

Noel Gallagher Slams Spotify: 'I Don't Agree With It'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment

Even though former Oasis member Noel Gallagher's music is on Spotify, he hates it -- like, really hates it. In a conversation with HuffPost Live about...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: (Not So) Gently Down the Stream

Shelly Peiken | Posted 04.30.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

If you've been in the songwriting business for more that a few years, you've undoubtedly seen your royalty statements fizzle so I'm sure this statement will make you crazy: Spotify is worth more than the entire U.S. music industry.

THIS Is The Age When Most People Stop Keeping Up With Popular Music

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.24.2015 | Fifty

How do you know when you've reached middle age? According to an analysis of user data collected by Spotify -- loosely speaking -- it's the point at wh...

TIDAL Is COMING

Thomas Alter | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Thomas Alter

When the leading artists of our generation speak up about politics or fashion, I can understand the eye rolling and skepticism. When they speak up about music, we should listen.

Why I'll Happily Pay for Tidal

Paul Cantor | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

If you didn't pay for music in the year 2000, I'd think you were the coolest person around. But you don't pay for music in 2015? You're just being an a**hole.

Why TIDAL Is a Huge Money-Making Joke

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.03.2015 | Technology
Ernest Owens

Will I subscribe? I can't decide. But seriously, if the world's best musicians really think that they are "taking a stand" by charging us more money to stream their music in the name of "high-fidelity" sound... then they are seriously out of touch in more ways that I ever thought was imaginable.

The TIDAL Wave That Wouldn't Turn

Markus Giesler | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Markus Giesler

The Tidal story plays up an age-old lamento. Yet, real market opportunity comes from deficits in existing music market structure that are experientially real to music consumers, not just elite artists. Rhetoric alone doesn't make a powerful contender.

The 'Zero Effect': Do New Consumption Charts Penalize Compilation Records and Artists Who Window?

Chris Castle | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

The number of plays from some music streaming services are now being included with sales results to rank releases in various music industry "charts" -- the standard reference point for success in the commercial music business. What are these new charts actually measuring?

Spotify Can Now Replace Your Game's Music On PlayStation

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.31.2015 | Technology

It just got a little bit easier to mix Slayer and "Dragon Age."

How Spotify Lets Your Rights Get Lost in the Fine Print -- and What You Can Do About It

Nan Aron | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Nan Aron

Buried in the fine print of those "terms and conditions of use" is a forced arbitration clause. That means that if you have a dispute with Spotify, you have to take your case to a decision maker at a firm they choose -- not a judge or jury. In addition, if Spotify violates the rights of thousands, even millions, of its listeners, they can't band together to seek justice.

Digitally Integrated Skiing and Snowboarding: A How-To Story

Max Gladwell | Posted 05.22.2015 | Sports
Max Gladwell

This is the new reality of skiing and snowboarding. With a smartphone at the center, we have an integrated system of technology that tracks our runs, captures the experience with immersive detail.

Streaming Music Finally Makes More Money Than CDs

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.19.2015 | Technology

Wait, people still buy CDs?

Rihanna Gets A New Honor

www.justjared.com | Posted 03.07.2015 | Entertainment

Rihanna dons a red lip while arriving on a flight at Charles de Gaulle Airport on Saturday, March 7, in Paris, France....

The Case for Spotify: How I Became a Music Streamer in Spite of Myself

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Albert Imperato

It's been a few years now since I began paying for Spotify's premium service, and to my enormous surprise I think I've been converted. Sure, I still buy some CDs and download albums that I think I'll want in my "permanent" collection. But most of my listening these days has been on Spotify. And, I've begun to understand why.

30 Days of Online Dating: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Stacie Corliss | Posted 04.29.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

This is a modern dating experiment. One girl. Five dating sites. Hundreds of chats. Thirty days. Thirty dates. Eighteen guys. (?) boyfriend. To start at the beginning, click here -- or jump right in at date nine below.

Streaming Music: The Good, the Bad, and the Truthful

Reed Alexander | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment
Reed Alexander

Streaming is going to transform the music industry by fundamentally altering the very model of how artists monetize themselves and reinvest into their brands. And, it's bound to change how representatives do their jobs too.

Spotify's Celebrates Black History Month With Special Playlists

Rolling Stone | Posted 02.12.2015 | Black Voices

In celebration of Black History Month, music streaming service Spotify will honor one iconic artist each week throughout February. ...

Beck & Annie Lennox Blew Up On Spotify Last Night

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment

No one was probably more surprised by Beck's Album of the Year win at the Grammys than Beck himself. He beat out heavy favorites Beyoncé and Sam Smit...

Missy Elliott Blew Up On Spotify Last Night

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show was nothing short of outrageous, featuring a massive, prismatic jungle cat, singing sharks and guest appearances...

Jay Z Is Taking On Spotify

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

According to Business Insider, Jay Z may acquire music-streaming service WiMP for $56 million. Extremely popular in Scandinavian countries, and owner ...

Pete Wentz: Music Streaming Services ‘Don't Appropriately' Value Musicians

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift sparked a national debate about streaming services last year when she pulled all her albums from Spotify, joining other artists including...

The New Yorker's Dreck Problem

Lynn Messina | Posted 03.22.2015 | Media
Lynn Messina

The New Yorker called my writing dreck. It did not level the slight directly at me but lobbed it wholesale at the self-publishing community of which I'm a member.