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Music streaming has almost doubled in the last year, and that’s before Apple Music launched

Music streaming has almost doubled in the last year, and that’s before Apple Music launched

By 15 hours ago

Figures from the Official Chart Company show that online streaming is rapidly becoming the UK's favourite way to consume music content. In the first six months of 2015 Brits listened to 11.5 billion tracks streamed from services such as Spotify, Deezer... >>

Apple Music will be available on Sonos, just not at launch

Apple Music will be available on Sonos, just not at launch

By 29 June 2015

One of the major questions we had about Apple Music on its launch at WWDC last month is will it be available through Sonos speakers like major rivals Spotify, Deezer and Tidal? The answer is yes, it seems. Apple has confirmed that it is working closely... >>

Taylor Swift complaint gets artists paid for Apple Music free trial

Taylor Swift complaint gets artists paid for Apple Music free trial

By 22 June 2015

After Apple announced that its new Apple Music streaming service would offer a three-month free trial, the world rejoiced. But there was more to it than met the eye. According to an open letter written by Taylor Swift to Apple, artists would be the ones... >>

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

By 8 June 2015

Apple is set to unveil its own music streaming service, to tackle the likes of Spotify, later today from its World Wide Developer Conference. According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple's announcement will come later today. This will be the first music... >>

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

By 30 March 2015

Now that Tidal is emerging from its beta status, Sonos has cemented its partnership with the music-streaming service. Sonos owners are officially able to stream high-quality music over the Tidal service, which was recently bought by one of Jay Z's company... >>

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

By 19 March 2015

Deezer has today released its Elite service of high quality music streaming for Sonos customers. The Deezer Elite service first launched in the US, before becoming available to Sonos owners in the UK last month has added a lossless FLAC music streaming... >>

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop

By 26 February 2015

Spotify has announced new app integration in its desktop platform that signifies the end of third-party apps on Spotify once and for all. Spotify announced back in March 2014 that it would no longer be updating its apps. Most have still been accessible... >>

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

By 26 February 2015

Google Play Music has extended its cloud storage offerings from 20,000 songs to a whopping 50,000 tracks. For those that want to keep their owned music files but also like to stream, rather than carry the files on their device, Google Play Music is ideal.... >>

Lossless Led Zeppelin available to stream for the first time and not where you'd expect

Lossless Led Zeppelin available to stream for the first time and not where you'd expect

By 25 February 2015

Six of Led Zeppelin's classic studio albums are available to stream in a lossless music format for the first time, through Norwegian Spotify rival Tidal. Guitarist Jimmy Page has even worked with the music streaming service to remaster the albums to present... >>

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

MTV looks to shake up music streaming services with 'play-as-you-go' MTV Trax app

By 24 February 2015

MTV has announced a duo of apps that it hopes will change the nature of music streaming, both audibly and through video. MTV Trax is a "play-as-you-go' music service designed for those who don't wish to commit to a direct debit subscription with all-you-can-eat... >>