Posts tagged "Music Streaming"

Spotify rumoured to introduce HiFi audio with new Premium tier

Rumours are circulating that Spotify is set to launch a pricier subscription service on its platform by the end of 2023.   According to a recent report by Bloomberg, the streaming service may introduce the ‘Supremium’ plan in the coming months, which will provide HiFi audio quality and expanded access

With millions of songs available on Spotify and fierce competition for listeners’ attention, musicians and artists often struggle to gain the exposure and recognition they deserve. To succeed on Spotify, it’s essential to develop a strategic approach that focuses on increasing your streams and expanding your fan base. In this

In the past ten years, streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music have revitalised the record industry, rescuing it from the decline it faced in the early 2000s due to a drop in physical music sales and the rise of digital piracy. However, as the streaming industry has matured, record

Soundtrap, a cloud-based music creation platform, is on its way to becoming an independent company once again. Spotify has announced its plans to sell the business back to its founders after nearly six years since its acquisition. In November 2017, the streaming giant acquired Soundtrap, which is based in Stockholm,

Moving Shadow, the influential UK label established in 1990, has made its extensive catalogue of over 200 EPs, more than 30 albums, and other releases available on the streaming platform Spotify. The Moving Shadow page on Spotify offers not only the label’s own music but also carefully curated playlists by

SoundCloud, the popular streaming service and distribution company, has laid off 8% of its workforce in an effort to improve profitability, according to reports from Billboard, Variety, and Resident Advisor. The decision was made by SoundCloud’s CEO Eliah Seton, who took on the role in March. This marks the second

Spotify’s contentious new feature, Spotify DJ, is now available to paid users in the UK and Ireland. Developed in collaboration with Sonantic, a voice technology company, and OpenAI, Spotify DJ aims to provide a more personalised listening experience. While AI has long powered Spotify’s recommendation algorithms, this feature takes it

Apple has introduced a new feature in its Apple Maps and Apple Music apps that enables users to discover concerts in select locations worldwide. Called Apple Music Guides, this concert discovery feature utilises information from Bandsintown and currently includes 10 cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, London, and Paris. The feature

Google has confirmed that it will not delete inactive YouTube accounts, contrary to recent concerns. Previously, there were worries that the company’s statement about permanently deleting accounts inactive for over two years could result in the removal of significant portions of YouTube’s music archives, including original and rare music uploads.

According to the Financial Times, Spotify has taken down tens of thousands of songs that were generated by AI startup Boomy. The service enables users to create music in various styles such as rap and lo-fi and release it to streaming platforms to earn royalties. Although Boomy claims that it

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