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Mixfader DJ Accessory Launches On Kickstarter

05/27/2015, A couple of months ago we reported on a rather cool Bluetooth DJ accessory called the Mixfader. Basically this is a crossfader with Bluetooth technology that allows users to pair it with an iPhone or iPad, thus giving them physical controls in which they...

Spotify And Starbucks Team Up For Better Customer Experience

05/18/2015, Some people go to Starbucks because they like the coffee. Some just go out of convenience because it’s nearby, and some go to Starbucks for the environment, the music, the decor, and so on. Now if you’re the type that enjoys just hanging out at...

Rdio Introduces Rdio Select For $3.99 A Month

05/14/2015, Just earlier we reported that Rdio was planning on announcing a new subscription plan today called Rdio Select, and sure enough they have. The company has officially announced their latest offering in the form of Rdio Select which will only cost listeners...

91% Of Spotify’s Income Comes From 25% Of Its User Base

05/11/2015, Whenever a new music service is launched without a free listening tier that is supported by ads, it tends to be criticized, such as Beats Music and Tidal where free listening is usually only subject to a trial period. However free music does benefit the...

Warner Music Sees Streaming Revenue Surpass Digital Downloads

05/11/2015, Is music streaming the new medium in which we will consume our music in the future? Based on the numbers and evidence so far, it looks to be that way. Recently Warner Music revealed during their quarterly earnings call that for the first time, they have...

Grooveshark Shuts Down

04/30/2015, Music streaming company Grooveshark is no longer working, from what we have gathered from a letter that was displayed on its homepage. The letter mentioned, “We started out nearly ten years ago with the goal of helping fans share and discover music. But...

Apple’s Tim Cook Teases Upcoming Media Product

04/28/2015, If the rumors are to be believed, there is a good chance that Apple could unveil a new music streaming service come WWDC 2015. While Apple has iTunes Radio and Beats Music, this new music service is supposedly a revamp of the company’s existing...

Apple Reportedly Delayed Approval Of Tidal Updates On Purpose

04/26/2015, There are plenty of music streaming services available at the moment, although Jay-Z’s Tidal is probably one of the newer ones that has caught the attention of many due to its CD-quality streaming. However it seems that Apple might not appreciate the...

Jay-Z Goes On Twitter Rant Defending Tidal’s Streaming Service

04/26/2015, Tidal was a relatively unknown music streaming service even before hip hop mogul Jay-Z got his hands on it, but it looks like even after he did, the app enjoyed a brief bout of popularity and publicity before it started to fizzle and with it dropping out...

Jay-Z’s Tidal Service Is Seemingly Not Doing Very Well

04/22/2015, Last month hip hop mogul Jay-Z announced that he would be acquiring Tidal, which for those unfamiliar is a music streaming service that focuses on hi-fidelity streams that focuses on the lossless format, ultimately bringing CD-quality music to...

Sony To Release Journey’s Soundtrack On Vinyl

04/21/2015, If you’ve played Thatgamecompany’s Journey, which is an indie game exclusive to PlayStation devices, then chances are you’ve heard its soundtrack. The soundtrack is composed by Austin Wintory and was apparently good enough to be nominated for a...

The Universal Record Lets You Play Any Song On Vinyl

04/14/2015, Recent data has shown that the purchase vinyl records is on the rise, but as much as we would love to start collecting vinyl, not every artist, song, or album is available in that format which is where the Universal Record comes into play. Basically this...

UK Launches Official Vinyl Charts As Sales Continue To Increase

04/13/2015, Over the years we’ve seen various music formats introduced, with each format supposedly better than the previous one, but in what seems like an interesting twist, it looks like the vinyl format for listening to music has come full circle, so much so...

This 3D Printed Violin Looks Like It Could Kill

04/05/2015, 3D printed instruments aren’t new because in the case of some instruments, they are made from plastic and moulds to begin with, so 3D printing an instrument is basically another way of manufacturing it. That being said, 3D printing also allows users to...