Tagged with: Spotify

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 ...

Spotify is Using Deep Learning to Help You Discover More Great Songs

Spotify is Using Deep Learning to Help You Discover More Great Songs

With its huge music library and recent acquisition of music-data specialist The Echo Nest, Spotify was already a force to be reckoned with in the streaming music space. Now, an intern at Spotify has published a blog post explaining his work to step up the company’s game even more by incorporating deep learning models to ...

Spotify (iOS) Gets an Equalizer to Give You Sonic Control

Spotify (iOS) Gets an Equalizer to Give You Sonic Control

Spotify has updated its iOS app with an equalizer feature that offers 22 audio presets, including electronic, hip-hop, acoustic and classical among other options. The music streaming service is also letting users manually define their own equalizer settings within the app. The update is still rolling out to all iOS users on ...

Spotify Now Lets You Use One Device as a Remote for Another

Spotify Now Lets You Use One Device as a Remote for Another

Spotify just updated its Android app’s Spotify Connect feature to let the app act as a remote to control other devices playing Spotify tunes. Now you can hook up your tablet to your home speakers and control the jams with your smartphone. The Spotify change log in Google Play states the following: "Want to use Spotify ...

Reports: There Have Been No Talks of Google Acquiring Spotify

Reports: There Have Been No Talks of Google Acquiring Spotify

Based partly on a previous filing by Google about an unnamed foreign company it tried and failed to buy for $4 billion to $5 billion and a line I had in a story that noted that a top exec at the search giant had expressed interest in buying Spotify — the Journal is reporting that Google tried to buy the music service, but ...

‘The Long Tail’ Creates Spotify Playlists of Artists’ Least Played Songs

‘The Long Tail’ Creates Spotify Playlists of Artists’ Least Played Songs

If you like the idea beyond Forgotify, a web app that surfaces music that has never been played on Spotify, but want more control on what you discover, then you may be interested to hear of The Long Tail — an app that pulls the 50 least played Spotify tracks of any artist into a playlist. “With million[s] of tracks ...

T-Mobile Customers Can Now Stream Music Without Eating Up Data Plans

T-Mobile Customers Can Now Stream Music Without Eating Up Data Plans

T-Mobile has decided to set music streaming services free. The “Un-carrier” said it will offer subscribers unlimited access to the top six music streaming services including Pandora, Slacker, iHeart Radio and Spotify without incurring data charges on their 4G plans. Samsung’s Milk Music and the forthcoming Beatport ...

Report: Twitter Thought About Buying Pandora, Spotify

Report: Twitter Thought About Buying Pandora, Spotify

Last month, a Recode rumor suggested Twitter was looking to buy Soundcloud, only to have a WSJ rumor say that “the numbers didn’t add up” for a deal to go through. On Wednesday, we learned that Twitter considered buying not just Soundcloud, but also looked into making offers for Pandora as well as Spotify, according ...

Spotify Makes Playing Tracks Offline Simpler Than Ever

Spotify Makes Playing Tracks Offline Simpler Than Ever

While Spotify's allowed you to save music for offline playback for some time, downloading playlists can be a laborious process. On Monday, it's making things a whole lot easier. As part of its latest iOS app update, the company enabled a new "Available Offline" toggle inside the Songs tab, allowing you to instantly download ...

Great Tech Gifts For Dads & Grads

Great Tech Gifts For Dads & Grads

Here's my short list of awesome gifts for dads and grads: If you need a smartphone today... HTC One M8 (MSRP $199 w/ 2-Year Contract) Apple and Samsung have held the “best smartphone” crown for several years, but the best all-around phone on the market right now is the HTC One M8. It’s got an aluminum body, ...