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Jay-Z bids to take on Spotify at its own game

Jay-Z bids to take on Spotify at its own game

By 30 January 2015

Jay-Z appears to be moving into the music streaming game with Spotify in his sights. The rapper placed a 464 million Krona bid, which is about £37 million, for high quality Norwegian streaming service Tidal. To be exact a company directly owner by Jay-Z's... >>

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

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As long as there have been digital music files there has been digital music piracy, with services like Napster becoming massive around a decade ago simply because the music industry couldn't keep up with the illegal distribution of its content. However,... >>

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance
4 out of 5

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance

By 29 January 2015

Although Bluetooth isn't a new technology, there has been a renewed interest in Bluetooth devices of late, with a push towards quality that's seeing some of the more established audio brands producing a wider range of wireless audio devices than ever... >>

Sony ditches Music Unlimited in favour of Spotify, will offer Spotify streaming over PS4 games too

Sony ditches Music Unlimited in favour of Spotify, will offer Spotify streaming over PS4 games too

By 28 January 2015

Sony has announced the death of its own music streaming service, Music Unlimited. Instead it is partnering with Spotify to offer its streaming platform to PlayStation console and Xperia phone and tablet users. Called PlayStation Music, the new hub will... >>

LG P7 Music Flow Bluetooth speaker hands-on: Colour, quality and portability

LG P7 Music Flow Bluetooth speaker hands-on: Colour, quality and portability

By 22 January 2015

LG has shown off a new Bluetooth speaker called the P7 at its InnoFest 2015 conference in Portugal, adding to its Music Flow range of speakers. A very similar Music Flow portable Wi-Fi speaker was announced just before CES 2015, known as the H4,... >>

What is Spotify Touch Preview and will it work on my iPhone or Android phone?

What is Spotify Touch Preview and will it work on my iPhone or Android phone?

By 22 January 2015

Spotify has introduced a new feature that should make using its smartphone and tablet applications easier and certainly speed up your music choice process. Spotify Touch Preview is an interesting addition that is easy to use and helps music selection... >>

Music sounds better with... sound engineer Aden Gregory

Music sounds better with... sound engineer Aden Gregory

By 21 January 2015

Aden Gregory has been a professional sound engineer for many years, working on plenty of projects in the process, including Later... with Jools Holland for the BBC since 1992. He's therefore heard a lot of music of dramatically varying styles over the... >>

Music sounds better with... Prog magazine's Jerry Ewing

Music sounds better with... Prog magazine's Jerry Ewing

By 16 January 2015

A welcome return for our regular series of bite-sized music interviews puts the editor of Prog magazine Jerry Ewing in the hot seat. We find out his musical tastes and heroes to give you some tips of what to cue on your home or portable system, gleaned from... >>

Denon Envaya Mini review: Massive sound from mini Bluetooth speaker
5 out of 5

Denon Envaya Mini review: Massive sound from mini Bluetooth speaker

By 15 January 2015

Portable Bluetooth speakers have been appearing in their droves over the last few years, at a range of different price points, from manufacturers both known and new, making the qualm of which to buy all the more trying. Denon may have just solved that... >>

What is Google Cast for Audio, what speakers support it and why does it matter?

What is Google Cast for Audio, what speakers support it and why does it matter?

By 15 January 2015

Google has announced a new method for streaming audio and you'll want to pay attention: it's called Google Cast for Audio. It capitalises on the success of Chromecast and it uses the same system to let you send audio to a compatible device, like a speaker... >>


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