music streaming

Drake

Why Exclusive TV Works for Netflix But Exclusive Albums Don’t Work for Tidal

With Beyonce's 'Lemonade' on Tidal and Drake's 'Views From the 6' on Apple Music, how are you going to DJ your party this weekend?
Jason Koebler
4.25.16
Features

There Is a Subtle Power Struggle for Control of Music Metadata

The word "metadata" requires the presence of another entity to which the data at hand refers. Increasingly, it now points toward the listener instead of toward whatever they're listening to.
Vijith Assar
3.22.16
short circuit

The Life of Pablo, the Death of Streaming Music as We Know it

Streaming fragmentation is driving people back to piracy.
Jason Koebler
2.16.16
Music

Rdio’s Final Goodbye Is an Export Feature for Its Users' Music Collections

"Download a list of your favorites and playlists in various formats so you can import them into other services.”
Matthew Braga
12.15.15
News

Songza Is Shutting Down, But Its Best Features are Already in Google Play Music

You have until January 31 to make the jump.
Matthew Braga
12.2.15
Music

Tidal Accounts Are Being Sold for $1 on the Dark Web

But it seems even on the dark web, Jay Z's music streaming service isn't anywhere near as popular as Spotify.
Joseph Cox
10.22.15
kanye west

The Tidal Concert Was Disappointing, Just Like Tidal

Even Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj can’t save the struggling streaming service.
Kari Paul
10.21.15
short circuit

New Streaming Company Electric Jukebox Targets People Who Still Listen to CDs

A new UK streaming company is trying to win over people who still listen to CDs.
Victoria Turk
10.14.15
short circuit

Apple Propels Dr. Dre’s ‘Compton’ to Second Place on Billboard Charts

Dre’s final album was beaten out by a country singer, but it’s still a success for a relatively small and quickly growing streaming service.
Clinton Nguyen
8.17.15
kanye west

Should We Stop #Cyberbullying TIDAL?

Let’s just be happy that celebrities tried something, and even though it failed, they are still more famous for it.
carles.buzz
4.24.15
Music

Jay-Z Borrows From The Internet Activist Playbook to Launch His Music App Tidal

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Ben Richmond
3.30.15
Music

Indie Labels Are Taking Their Dispute with YouTube to the European Commission

Indie labels aren't impressed with contracts ahead of Youtube's rumoured music streaming service.
Victoria Turk
6.4.14
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