There Is a Subtle Power Struggle for Control of Music Metadata

The word "metadata" requires the presence of another entity to which the data at hand refers. Increasingly, it now points toward the listener instead of toward whatever they're listening to.


Here’s What Happens Now When You Push The Radio Button On The Roku Remote

The streaming music service is no more, but its dedicated hardware button lives on.


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.”


Why Pandora Bought Rdio

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


Science Says YouTube Is Growing Faster Than All Other Music Streaming Platforms Combined

More than 76 billion music video streams were delivered in the first half of 2015.


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?


Quebec Is Now the Only Place In Canada Where Streaming Music Doesn't Suck

Streaming services such as Rdio, Spotify and Google Music will no longer count towards some Videotron subscribers' data caps.


Rdio Seeks Salvation in Radio

If you can't beat 'em.


How to Turn Your Worthless College Degree into a Job in the Music Industry

Believe it or not, there are jobs in music besides being a musician. We talked to more than 20 people in the industry to find out how they got to where they are.


Apple Pulls White Power Music From iTunes; Why Haven’t Google and Amazon Done the Same?

The Southern Poverty Law Center's ongoing investigation got one music retail giant to make a change, but what about the others?


Nearly Every Major Online Retailer Is Selling White Power Music

Why is no one talking about this?


Introducing Our New Music Player With Music From Our Creators, Artists We Love, Staff Picks, And More

We’ll be updating this new feature regularly with awesome tunes.