Articles about Music

Spotify Squashes Any Hope Of It Launching On The Nintendo Switch
These days modern day gaming consoles can no longer be just about gaming. This is because our smartphones and tablets are becoming increasingly capable of gaming, meaning that if consoles are hoping to keep up, they need to give gamers more reason to use them. So far consoles like the Xbox and PlayStation have introduced a bunch of apps that makes them more than just a gaming console.

Apple Music Business Lets Stores Stream Retail-Tailored Music
When you enter a store, more often than not you might hear music playing in the background. This is important as sometimes music can help set the mood and tone of a place, enhancing the overall shopping experience. It looks like Apple wants to help with that and has since launched what they are calling Apple Music Business.

Free Spotify Users Can Now Stream Playlists Through Alexa, Bose, Sonos Speakers
If the idea of being able to stream your Spotify playlists through speakers like those made by Sonos, Bose, or any Alexa-powered speaker, you might not have been able to unless you’re a Spotify Premium user. However, the good news is that Spotify has since announced that they will now allow streaming for its free users as well.

Ad-Supported Free Amazon Music Now Available For iOS, Android Devices
There are many music streaming services available today, and as such, customers might be torn trying to decide which to signup for. If you’re still unsure about whether or not music streaming is right for you, then you might want to check out Amazon Music because Amazon has made it free and available for iOS and Android devices.

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TikTok’s Parent Company Could Be Planning A Music Streaming Competitor
When it comes to music streaming services, there are many to choose from, and it looks like we could be getting yet another option. According to a report from the Financial Times (paywall), it seems that TikTok’s parent company ByteDance could be planning on entering the on-demand music streaming service.

Spotify Testing Real-Time Lyrics Synced To Your Music
One of the features of Apple Music is that it comes with real-time music syncing. What this means is that as the song progresses, the lyrics will scroll throughout the song and highlights the part that is being sung. This is useful if you’re looking to sing along to the song that is currently playing.

Apple Services Subscription Bundle Expected In 2020
For a while now, we have been hearing that Apple could be planning some kind of subscription bundle where it would consist of various Apple services all bundled into a single subscription, making it easier and potentially cheaper for customers to subscribe to multiple Apple services all at once.

Google’s AI Will Tell You If You Can Match Freddie Mercury’s Legendary Voice
YouTube, Google Creative Lab, and Google Research have come up with an A.I experiment FreddieMeter to find out if you can sing just like Freddie Mercury.The experiment has been made possible in partnership with Queen, Universal Music Group, and Hollywood Records, as mentioned in their official announcement post.Unquestionably, Bohemian Rhapsody is considered as one of the best rock songs of all time. Recently, the song hit 1 billion views on […]

Instagram Takes On TikTok With New App ‘Reels’
Apps tend to trend every now and then, and for a while back, Snapchat was one of the more popular apps around. While it is still very popular, there is a new-ish app that has kind of taken over in the form of TikTok. If you’re unfamiliar, TikTok is basically an app where users can lip-sync and dance to pre-recorded music and share those videos online.

Spotify Testing Letting Artists Pay To Send Users Notifications
Want to know if your favorite artist has a new song or album out? It seems that over in the US, Spotify is going to launch a test in which they will be allowing artists to pay the platform money, where they will then be able to send notifications to Spotify users to let them know about a new release.

US Senators Want To Know If Music App TikTok Could Be A National Security Risk
In recent years, we have seen the rise in the popularity of TikTok. For those who are unfamiliar, TikTok is an app in which users can set a song and dance to it and later add all kinds of funky and cool effects. It is basically a fun app that doesn’t seem to do much else, but could it potentially be a national security risk?

Selena Gomez’s Latest Music Was Shot Using The iPhone 11 Pro
Our smartphones have come a very long way since cameras were first introduced to phones. These days, capturing video at high resolutions and high frame rates has become the norm, and because phones lack the space that cameras have, companies have come up with rather innovative ideas on how to achieve certain effects and quality that used to be only available on dedicated cameras.

Spotify Is Giving Its Premium Subscribers A Free Google Home Mini
If you’re a Spotify Premium subscriber, you might want to take note because it seems that Spotify is giving away free Google Home Mini speakers to its customers. This is not the first time the company has given away free Home Mini speakers, but according to the company, they are now expanding on their giveaway.

This Guitar Was Made Entirely Out Of iPhones
Like most instruments, guitars are typically made using wood. This is because of the natural acoustic properties of wood that makes it a better material when it comes to musical instruments. However, this does not mean that other materials can’t be used, which is what Art Mayer did with this guitar he created called the iCaster.