05/21/2013, Pandora Premiers station has been announced. Premieres station will feature previews of albums a week before their scheduled U.S. release.
05/16/2013, Google has said that is possible for Google Play Music All Access service to be made available on other platforms as well.
05/15/2013, There were whispers in the past that Google might be working on rolling out their very own music-streaming service, having seen just how big the market with the success of other players in this arena. Well, we are pleased to announce that Google Play Music All Access is now made official at Google I/O 2013, where this particular service will focus a whole lot on personalized recommendations using the “Explore” […]
04/16/2013, Data collected from over 12,000 consumer surveys for NPD’s Annual Music Study 2012 reveals that Apple’s iTunes holds the majority 64% share in the digital music market. The study also reveals that almost 80% of people who buy music online, bought music from iTunes in the previous quarter. Trailing in second place in AmazonMP3 with just 22% market share. 44 million Americans have bought at least one song or album last year, this […]
04/09/2013, Spotify’s additional features that will hopefully make it much easier to discover new music started to gradually roll out in late February within its web application, but today, the company has started rolling out those updates to its desktop application. The update will add its new “Follow” tab on the left side bar in the desktop application after the application prompts you an update is currently available, which it will […]
03/20/2013, You know how some studies on the same topic seem to contradict one another from time to time? Is it good to have a glass of wine each day, or a cup of coffee? Well, here is one for the ages – a new study which was published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre discovered something that illegal music downloaders have been saying all this while – it does […]
03/12/2013, For those unfamiliar with the concept of Guitar Hero, it’s a game that can be played on consoles that asks players to tap out notes on a plastic guitar (or controller) to the rhythm of the song. When you miss a note, you are notified and lose points, but when you get notes correct, especially in a row, you get bonus points. Now if you wanted something similar in real […]
03/05/2013, It was previously rumored Google could possibly introduce a music streaming service for its Android platform, and today, it looks as though a portion of that rumor is true as in addition to its Google Play for Android, it will be launching a music streaming service on YouTube. According to a number of Fortune’s sources, the upcoming service planned to launch on YouTube will allow anyone to listen to music tracks […]
02/27/2013, Late last year, Spotify announced it would be adding some new content to its service in the form of new sections called Discovery, Collection and Follow. The new sections were expected to start rolling out to its users by early 2013, one of which is starting to make itself available. The Follow tab will allow Spotify users to follow their friends and celebrities to help better discover what they’re currently listening […]
02/13/2013, Yesterday I attended Slacker launch event in San Francisco where Jim Cady, the CEO, introduced the new Slacker Music Service with its new branding and revamped website and mobile application. Founded in 2006 as a satellite radio company, Slacker became a free digital music radio service just like Pandora, and finally delivered a complete premium music service such as Spotify, Mog or Rhapsody in 2011. The redesigned application now offers […]
02/11/2013, Whenever we hear the words Portable Drums, we think of the traditional drum kit with its stand and heavy drum-sets Kevin Depape (seen on Yanko Design) goes one step further into the world of electronic drum sets. He introduces a portable yet very high tech drum kit called the Y-Drum portable drums. These drums are designed to be for everyone, starting from beginners to folks with good drumming skills. In fact […]
12/12/2012, These past two weeks haven’t been the greatest for some people around me as I had to attend two wakes. Death is never something people look forward to, that is, unless you have $30k waiting to be burned and love music. The CataCoffin, which I mentioned costs $30,000, has a three-speaker Catacombo sound system that is displays what’s currently playing in the coffin via a 7″ that can be placed […]
12/12/2012, Olive has just launched the Olive One project ($399), a home music device that looks great and comes with the latest refinements in terms of home music appliances: touch controls, LCD display, built-in storage (6000 albums), network connectivity and multi-room support (play the same, or different songs). The Olive One’s industrial is striking and this is something that users will want to show, rather than hide. Interestingly, this project is […]
12/11/2012, If Metallica has Spotify, rock band Nine Inch Nails and Dr. Dre will have a new music streaming service up and running soon. Reportedly called “Daisy,” NIN frontman Trent Reznor revealed today that he and Dr. Dre are working on a new music streaming service that will rival Spotify. Expected to launch in mid-2013, Daisy will give more priority to human recommendations, instead of just using computerized suggestions. The service […]