Articles about Music (page 2)

Apple Music For The Web Exits Beta
Last year, Apple launched Apple Music for the web. For those unfamiliar, this is basically a web interface for Apple Music where users could play music streamed from Apple Music on the web. This allowed users to stream music from the platform if they don’t have iTunes on the computer or device that they are using.

Apple Music Launches $50 Million Fund To Support Indie Labels During COVID-19 Crisis
The world needs to band together right now to fight the COVID-19 virus outbreak. This is no longer an issue of one country facing a crisis, but the entire world. As such, we’re starting to see various companies starting to make changes to their operations to help do their part in combating this disease.

Spotify Was The Largest Music Streaming Service For 2019
When it comes to music streaming services, it’s no secret that Spotify is still pretty much leading the way. Now according to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, it seems that Spotify is still pretty much holding onto its position as based on the data, Spotify remained as 2019’s largest music streaming service.

YouTube ‘Shorts’ Wants To Challenge China’s TikTok
Trends in social media are ever-evolving. Previously, Snapchat was pretty much what all teens and young adults used, but these days, TikTok seems to be pretty popular. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that other companies are looking to develop something similar of their own.

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You Will Soon Be Able To Add Apple Music To Instagram Stories
A couple of years ago, Instagram introduced a new feature that allowed users to add music to their Stories. Some of the music sources that Instagram users could choose from included Spotify and Pandora. Missing from that list was Apple Music, but that could change soon, according to a recent sighting in the iOS 13.4.5 beta.

TikTok Reportedly Tried To Suppress Posts By ‘Ugly’ Users
Have you ever wondered why everyone who posts on TikTok looks so “attractive”? Could it just be a platform that only seems to attract good-looking people? If you’ve actually come to that realization, it seems that it might have been done on purpose, at least that’s according to a report from The Intercept.

Pentagon To Block Employee Access To YouTube To Prevent Its Networks From Being Stressed
Due to the fact that the coronavirus outbreak doesn’t seem to be showing signs of slowing down, many companies and government organizations around the world are practicing what they are calling social distancing, where people try to stay away from each other as much as possible to reduce the chance of catching the virus or spreading it if they already have it.

Music Streaming Now Accounts For 79% Of Music Industry Revenue
Over the years, we’ve seen how our consumption of music has changed. It used to be that we would listen to music on vinyl, which later moved to the cassette tape, and then before moving onto CDs, and then digital. These days, digital is still very much the preferred medium, but now it looks like more people are favoring streaming over downloading.

Musicians Use An Algorithm To Generate Every Possible Melody
Music is basically a combination of different notes played at different rhythms. This means that there is only a finite number of possible combinations, which means from time to time, lawsuits appear where one musician/band will sue another claiming that they have stolen a melody they have written and used it in their song.

Top TikTok Stars Could Earn As Much As $1 Million Per Post
Remember back in the day when bloggers could earn a ton of money for sponsored posts? This later moved on to social media platforms, where those who were particularly popular on platforms like Instagram could also earn a lot of money, but now it looks like we’re moving on to a new platform: TikTok.

Musician Plays The Violin While Doctors Operate On Her Brain
For major surgeries like those done on the brain, you would assume that patients would be put to sleep first. However, that is not necessarily the case and over in London, a patient by the name of Dagma Turner was actually kept awake while her brain was being operated on, and to top it off, she was even playing the violin during the procedure.

Pandora For The Apple Watch Will Soon Let You Stream Without Your iPhone
Unless you own the cellular version of the Apple Watch, there is a good chance that almost everything you do on the Apple Watch requires that it be tethered to your iPhone. While most of us typically travel with our phone and our smartwatch at the same time, this isn’t really an issue, but for those seeking a bit of independence, then this can be troublesome.

Music Label Will Use AI To Find The Next Big Hit
How do record labels know who will sell and become the next big hit? This is mostly due to A&R scouts who go out and look for up and coming musicians that they believe have what it takes to become the next biggest music artist. However, it seems that maybe the job of an A&R scout could be coming to an end.

YouTube Music Could Soon Allow Users To Upload Their Own Library
While YouTube Music pretty much does what it advertises, where it can stream songs on demand, one of the features that seems to be lacking compared to some other streaming services is the inability for users to upload their own music libraries. This is important because due to licensing and regional issues, some songs that you want might not be available for streaming.