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Music community angered over Spotify CEO’s major investment in AI defence technology

Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify, recently announced that he had made a €100 million investment in an AI defense technology company called Helsing. According to Helsing, the company aims to use cutting edge AI technology “ for defence and national security” and to provide “information advantage for democratic governments” to

Image: Steven Meisel / Vogue Spotify has hidden the shuffle button from users when playing albums. This comes after pop superstar Adele publicly requested that the streaming platform stop making the shuffle feature the default play setting when users access albums to listen to. The singer Tweeted: “We don’t create

Image by Spotify Spotify’s live audio app Greenroom has only been downloaded for iOS 141.000 times in total, according to information provided by the Sensor Tower intelligence firm. The Google Play store indicates that on Android, the app has been downloaded and installed about 100,000 times. In comparison, Clubhouse, which

Image by Richard Drew A new article published by Rolling Stone has revealed that Spotify’s highest streaming artists still struggle when it comes to making any significant income. The report aims to expose the truth behind the lure of a lucrative ‘creator economy’ and also investigates platforms such as Patreon,

Image by Hayoung Jeon/EPA Spotify launched their new live audio sharing app Greenroom on Wednesday. This comes after the Swedish streaming giant’s acquisition of Betty Labs, a company best known for popular audio platform Locker Room, which focuses on sports related content.  Greenroom is Spotify’s answer to apps such as

We have to stand by our working class peers without a modeling career / branding deal / side career that funds their music. Plus we have to stop pretending that exposure means we should just be grateful & quiet. Music is a real job that deserves fair pay. It’s simple.

“STREAMING IS NOT SUSTAINABLE” These statistics show that music streaming does not play its part in supporting the careers of the vast majority of creators and artists on whose work it relies. We have to make the economics of streaming fairer; improved deals for artists, a bigger share of revenue

Streaming services are no stranger to controversy, especially when it comes to the poor payment policies they offer to the artists on their platform – the artists that are quite literally the backbone of their entire business models. However, we live in a society where sadly the arts are consistently

Music Ally engaged in a lengthy interview with Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, speaking on the company’s financial growth as well as addressing criticism directed toward Spotify for poor treatment of artists on their platform. Following the release of streaming giant Spotify’s latest financial statistics on July 29th; Spotify CEO Daniel

In order to make up for lost revenue, Spotify is requesting money from artists and labels in order to promote their music inside the streaming app. There’s no denying that streaming giant Spotify has been hugely impactful on the music industry, and in recent months has begun to branch out

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