Bad Blood

Did Taylor Swift Weaponize Streaming Music Against Katy Perry?

After years of holding out, the pop princess released her full catalog on Spotify—the same day her rival Katy Perry's new album debuted.
Carl Franzen
Louise Matsakis
Under the Influence

How Glam Rock Got Us From David Bowie to Lil Uzi Vert

'Under the Influence: Glam Rock' is a documentary that explores how the genre's outlandish fantasy approach changed music forever, brought to you by Pandora Premium.
Noisey Staff
Streaming Music

Pandora is getting into the terrible business of competing with Spotify

Noah Kulwin
thump news

Pandora Reinstates Co-Founder as CEO, Share Prices Fall

Tim Westergren will replace Brian McAndrews​, who held the position for the last two and a half years.
Alexander Iadarola
thump news

Indie Label Agency Merlin Calls Foul on Streaming Rates with Pandora

The protest comes after streaming rates were made standard in a court decision.
Michael Scott Barron
thump news

Pandora Reportedly Considering Putting Itself Up For Sale

The music streaming company reportedly hired Morgan Stanley to help shop itself around as revenue falls.
Michael Scott Barron

Rdio’s Final Goodbye Is an Export Feature for Its Users' Music Collections

"Download a list of your favorites and playlists in various formats so you can import them into other services.”
Matthew Braga

Songza Is Shutting Down, But Its Best Features are Already in Google Play Music

You have until January 31 to make the jump.
Matthew Braga

Why Pandora Bought Rdio

The bigger radio company is acquiring “several key assets” of Rdio to bolster its recommendation tech.
Clinton Nguyen
taylor swift

Internet Radio Copyright Is Bad and Dumb: A Comprehensive Explainer

Why Pandora just paid the RIAA $90 million.
Sarah Jeong
Longreads Or Whatever

In the Streaming Era, Should Musicians Be Thinking Like Startups?

In the war to win streaming, services are highlighting their analytics features to appeal to artists. Is it time for those artists to get on board and disrupt themselves with data?
Devin Schiff

A Collision Between Mini-Moons May Have Formed One of Saturn's Outer Rings

A new paper reveals that Saturn’s F ring is probably the fallout of a moonlet fight.
Becky Ferreira