Tagged with: Music

How to Remove U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ from Your iPhone

How to Remove U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ from Your iPhone

Are you one of the people who complained about that new U2 album Apple gave you last week — the one it inserted into your cloud-based iTunes account without asking if you wanted it, and which would show up as “purchased” in your file history even if you never downloaded it? Then maybe this will help: Apple has changed ...

How to Download U2’s Free iTunes Album ‘Songs of Innocence’

How to Download U2’s Free iTunes Album ‘Songs of Innocence’

If you haven't already heard, Apple and U2 are giving away a copy of the band's latest album "Songs of Innocence" to more than 500 million users to tie in with the launch of the iPhone 6 and Watch. The album is available to stream or to download from the iTunes store, but finding the album can be a bit tricky if you don't ...

Spotify’s Free, Ad-Supported Playback is Now Available on Windows Phone

Spotify’s Free, Ad-Supported Playback is Now Available on Windows Phone

Attention, Windows Phone users -- Spotify has just opened up its free mobile experience to your platform. The music streaming company's free, ad-supported service lets you shuffle play your playlists or an artist’s catalog, while also letting you browse any playlist on the service. The recent update also improved the ...

Sonos No Longer Requires a Hard-Wired Connection for Its Speakers

Sonos No Longer Requires a Hard-Wired Connection for Its Speakers

Can’t decide what song to listen to on your Sonos speakers today? You should start with “The Bridge Is Over” by Boogie Down Productions. That’s because you won’t need the $50 Sonos Bridge to stream music to the company’s speakers anymore—but you may still want to use one in many cases. Sonos just announced a ...

A Music Streaming Boom is Spelling Trouble for Music Sales

A Music Streaming Boom is Spelling Trouble for Music Sales

It took a long time to get going, but streaming music is finally mainstream. It’s a business, too, generating more than $1 billion a year. That sounds like good news for the music labels, which have been waiting for digital music sales to replace the ones that disappeared after CD sales peaked 14 years ago. The problem ...

Wolfie (iPad) Helps You Learn to Play the Piano Through Your Tablet

Wolfie (iPad) Helps You Learn to Play the Piano Through Your Tablet

Piano practice and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart have entered the 21st Century through a brand new iPad app. Tonara Wolfie for Piano offers tools and dynamic scores to enhance the student/teacher dynamic during (and between) lessons. Featuring a score-tracking cursor, digital score playback, teacher and student recordings and ...

SoundCloud Now Incorporates Advertising to Give Artists Royalties

SoundCloud Now Incorporates Advertising to Give Artists Royalties

SoundCloud is the ubiquitous wild child of the digital music world. Without paying artists or record companies, it lets people freely upload and stream any kind of audio, and musicians have embraced it as a way to share their hottest work with fans. Lorde, the teenage pop star from New Zealand, rose to fame after posting ...

Details Leak About YouTube’s Subscription Service ‘YouTube Music Key’

Details Leak About YouTube’s Subscription Service ‘YouTube Music Key’

More details have leaked about Google's upcoming subscription service for YouTube, these in the form of screenshots posted by Android Police on Monday. The service, called YouTube Music Key, will give subscribers ad-free and offline playback of YouTube videos, as well as audio-only material. Per the screenshots, users will ...

50 Cent’s New Earbuds Can Track Your Heart Rate

50 Cent’s New Earbuds Can Track Your Heart Rate

Headphones don't care if you're listening to terrible music while exercising, but a new pair from 50 Cent's SMS Audio might judge your workout. The company's just announced BioSport In-Ear, a set of wired earbuds with biometric capabilities to record heart rate using built-in optical sensors. The earbuds draw power from the ...

Spotify Has Teamed Up With BandPage to Offer Exclusive Artist ‘Experiences’

Spotify Has Teamed Up With BandPage to Offer Exclusive Artist ‘Experiences’

Spotify has added a new way for musicians to make money from its streaming music service, through a partnership with US company BandPage. The pair have teamed up to enable artists to sell “VIP experiences” to fans from their Spotify profile pages, including access to exclusive concerts, meet’n’greets, Skype ...