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Now that you’re rid yourself of wires and tangles thanks to your wire-free earbuds, you’ve doubtless discovered a new nuisance with your headphones. Sure, they’re super portable and look pretty slick, but when they run out of battery, you have to recharge them and wait to get them back in action. But a new set […]

It seems like just yesterday that Spotify made waves in the entertainment industry by removing R. Kelly, Tay-K, and XXXTentacion from its curated and algorithmic playlists on the back of its newly minted Hate Content & Hateful Conduct Policy. Following some serious backlash from Spotify employees, music writers, and artists — including Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper […]

Julie Adenuga: “I forgot that, because people discover music through me, my experience of discovering music still has to be exciting”   As one of the three main DJs on Apple’s radio station Beats 1, Julie Adenuga has become one of the most influential taste-makers in the UK. But the broadcaster says she’s stopped listening […]

If a music streaming service started serving up more ads between tracks, would it persuade you to fork out for a subscription that eliminates those ads, or would it drive you to search out a rival service instead? YouTube’s global head of music said in recent days the company plans to “frustrate” users into paying […]

    Will Smith brought a lot of energy and Instagram / YouTube craziness to his appearance on Thursday’s Tonight Show. Not only did he come out strapped with a camera that is sure to have footage that’s going to end up online, declaring to Jimmy Fallon that he’s gone “YouTube stupid” and wanting to […]

BBC Radio 6 Music is a digital station The BBC says it wants to keep FM radio for the foreseeable future rather than switch over entirely to digital. BBC director of radio and music Bob Shennan said that “audiences want choice”. “We need to do more in the UK before we consider a switchover and […]

In the wake of an investigation by the Daily Dot, Spotify has kicked a major third-party service off its platform. SpotLister, one of many services that specialize in placing songs on the streaming service’s highly coveted playlists, has been now been deemed non-compliant with the streaming service’s terms of use. As a result, SpotLister noted on […]

Over the years, iHeartRadio and its parent company iHeartMedia have become an industry powerhouse, with iHeartRadio owning more than 850 radio stations in the U.S. and providing listeners with nearly endless streaming radio stations. You’ve likely heard the phrase “you’ve got to spend money to make money,” but in the case of iHeartMedia that hasn’t […]

When it comes to throwing shade, no one does it quite so well as Sonos. To celebrate the arrival of the Apple HomePod onto the long existing connected speakers market, the rival brand is offering some cheeky commentary by way of — what else — music. You can now check out a playlist that welcomes […]

A new collaboration from Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, and Kelly Rowland is on the way.   Elliott took to Twitter to share the release’s cover art and announce that it was arriving tomorrow at midnight. Check it out below. Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Elliott, Busta Rhymes, and Rowland for more information. It […]


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