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

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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 look of search results and overall […]

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A Music Streaming Boom is Spelling Trouble for Music Sales

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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. […]

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

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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 conversationsand limited-edition merchandise. Country artist Miranda […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 Tuesday, but once […]