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SBTRKT, A$ap Rocky And Grimes Rock A Rooftop

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

A$AP Rocky, SBTRKT and Grimes rocked the roof of a parking garage at a SXSW party hosted by Spotify on Thursday evening. The evening went off without ...

Romney Shares His Favorite Songs

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

As a candidate for president, Mitt Romney does a lot of traveling -- and music helps him pass the time. "Spending a lot of time on the road means y...

And Then There Were Five....

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

What does this mean? Is everything really moving online? Does this mean I'm still relevant? Am I a web series ho, indentured servant (trade for press), or a potential mogul? Should I be thinking of the Web as a serious business?

What's Your Breakup Song?

Posted 02.15.2012 | Women

If you're in a relationship, Valentine's Day might have been an okay thing for you. There were likely the obligatory but also well-intentioned gifts, ...

Big Bang's Pre-Grammy Forum: Industry Leaders Focus on the Future

Jeff Pollack | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

A better conversation: Inspiration from abroad, harnessing new technologies for practical use, the blurring of media and brands, building a service for what the consumer wants, rather than trying to push them into your model.

And The Top Breakup Song On Facebook Is...

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology

Those pie-eyed romantics at the Facebook analytics team have been combing through some Spotify data in advance of Valentine's Day 2012. The team has p...

Barack Obama's Spotify Playlist REVEALED

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.09.2012 | Technology

President Obama just put the "rock" back in "Barack." U.S. President Barack Obama has published his first Spotify playlist, as the President's off...

Top 10 Trends of 2012

Tina Wells | Posted 03.07.2012 | Media
Tina Wells

Sadly, the idea of having someone's "undivided attention" no longer exists. Our attention is divided in a million different places.

Apple: This Is How You Use iTunes Match

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

iTunes Match, the cloud music service from Apple that allows users to play the tracks and albums on their devices from anywhere, was the "One More Thi...

A Big Week For Listening To Music Online

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology

This was a big week for digital music, with two of the scene's behemoths trumpeting big new releases, and one insurgent launching a wholly new service...

Jason Gilbert

This Is The Future Of Spotify | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

Spotify announced a new look and a bunch of new apps for its desktop music player at a classy event in New York City on Wednesday, and the early retur...

Spotify Announces Big Changes

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.04.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: A little impatient? You can try out Spotify's Apps right now! All you have to do is go to this website and download the Spotify Apps Preview v...

Will Spotify's Popularity Herald the Rebirth of the Radio Ad?

Carl Rogers | Posted 01.29.2012 | Media
Carl Rogers

In an age where digital advertising budgets are soaring, where Apple is embedding messaging in apps and where 'integrated' is the buzzword on every agency's lips, could it be that one of the most traditional forms of advertising could quietly make a comeback?

Hundreds Of Record Labels Yanked From Spotify

Wired | Posted 12.01.2011 | Technology

Following a study that claims that streaming music is damaging to record sales, a distributor representing more than 200 labels has withdrawn its enti...

Jason Gilbert

iTunes Match: It's A Pirate's Life For Me! | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology

iTunes Match is a pretty good name for Apple's cloud music service -- simple, evocative, a combination of the words "iTunes" and "Match" -- but a bett...

iTunes Match Available: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.14.2011 | Technology

iTunes Match, Apple's music service that allows users to stream their songs from any device for $25 per year, is out and available for download now. U...

Do You Spotify?

Caroline Vella | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty
Caroline Vella

I'm an old dinosaur at heart, but at the same time, I do fear extinction and I don't want to be left in the dark. Like it or not, it seems streaming music is here to stay, so you better get yourself prepared.

In Defense Of The Age Of iTunes

Theo Spielberg | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

Steve Jobs changed the way we consume media, which in this day and age, is equivalent to changing the very fabric of interpersonal communication. Many...

Jason Gilbert

WATCH: How To Turn Off New Facebook Features | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

Dislike that the new Facebook automatically displays to your friends and saves to your profile every song that you listen to on Spotify? Never again w...

Remove Spotify From Facebook With This New Feature

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

You're Facebook friends with your boss, but you don't want him or her to know how often you listen to "The Thong Song" on Spotify. What can you do? ...

Nick Mason: Pink Floyd Ready to Empty the Vaults

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.26.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Pink Floyd fans are about to shine on like crazy diamonds. The iconic English psyh rock group is about to empty the vaults on rare and live tracks as part of a massive campaign their music company EMI are about to launch.

Facebook Partners With Hulu, Spotify

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES -- Music and media companies are pinning fresh hopes for reviving their businesses on a small ribbon that Facebook has begun putting on us...

Music Service Opens For Free Signups

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

On Thursday Spotify CEO Daniel Ek told TechCrunch that users no longer need an invitation to join the music streaming service. Users need only a F...

Game of Buzz: Wins, Tumblr Holds

Turnstyle | Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered b...

13 Tips And Tricks For Spotify Newbies

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

Since its U.S. launch on July 14, Spotify has attracted at least 1.4 million American users; if you've read about the miracle wonders of Spotify and h...