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Shazam For iOS Updated With New Interface, Real-Time Lyric Syncing

02/19/2018, While music-recognition app Shazam was good at doing what it was designed to do, its user interface generally left quite a bit to be desired where it felt cluttered and sometimes a bit confusing. However the good news for Shazam users is that it looks...

Boss Unveils Katana-Air, World’s First Wireless Guitar Amplifier

02/14/2018, If you play the electric guitar and hate getting tangled up in your cables while you’re jamming, then Boss might have something for you. The company has recently unveiled their new guitar amplifier called the Katana-Air which they’re calling the...

YouTube Red To Expand To ‘Many More’ Countries This Year

02/14/2018, YouTube has evolved a lot since its early days, where in addition to keeping to its core business, they have also expanded into offering music and also originals via YouTube Red. There are even rumors that YouTube could be planning a new music streaming...


Apple Music Student Pricing Expands To New Markets

02/12/2018, For the most part, music streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, and so on are priced similarly at around $10 a month. This is more or less the standard, although platforms like Apple Music do try to make themselves more appealing by offering...

Kendrick Lamar To Ban All Cameras At His Concerts

02/11/2018, These days it has become more common to see performers, whether it be musicians or theater, ban phones from their shows. This is because pretty much every phone comes with a camera these days, and there also seems to be an increasing amount of people who...

YouTube Music APK Teardown Hints At Premiere Subscription Service

02/08/2018, It seems that Google has yet to decide how they want to approach music streaming. The company already has Google Play Music, YouTube Music, and YouTube Red (although the latter covers more than just music and also offers up exclusive videos). However we...

Alexa Can Now Build Amazon Music Playlists For Users

02/08/2018, Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant can do many things. More recently we’ve seen how Amazon has updated it to allow it to send SMS, and also how celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay can now exist on Alexa where he will “critique” your food (basically he just...

US Retailers Reportedly Looking To Phase Out CD Sales

02/04/2018, How do you purchase your music or movies these days? Given how much more convenient digital purchases are (you can buy and listen/watch it right away), it’s not surprising that more people are turning to digital versus purchasing physical copies or...

Apple Music Could Overtake Spotify In The US By This Summer

02/04/2018, As it stands Spotify is more or less at the top of the list when it comes to music streaming platforms, with the company just earlier last month boasting that they had managed to hit 70 million subscribers. However it looks like Apple Music is quickly...

Spotify Now Shows Songwriter & Producer Credits For Songs

02/02/2018, When it comes to music, a lot of credit is usually given to the people who perform the song, and rarely given to the people who wrote or produced it (unless they happen to be famous too), unless you happen to work in the industry and know the ins and...

HomePod Users Can Access Their iCloud Music Library Via Siri

01/29/2018, Apple’s HomePod speakers are currently available for pre-order with a release date set for the 9th of February. However apart from touting the speaker’s quality and some basic functions, not much is known about the HomePod save for the fact that it...

Streaming Services Will Now Have To Pay Songwriters An Extra 44%

01/28/2018, In the music industry, making money can be a complicated process where selling an album doesn’t mean you as the artist gets to keep all of the profit. Barring differences in percentages, for the most part what happens when an album is bought is that a...

Drake’s Latest Single Breaks First-Day Streaming Records

01/24/2018, Music streaming appears to be the new way to go about consuming music. After all it is a flat monthly fee that lets you listen to as much music as you’d like, which is versus buying songs individually which can rack up a pretty huge bill eventually....