Issue #429: Music Streaming Beyond the Phone; This Time Last Year, SoundCloud Was in Hot Water

Music Streaming Beyond the Phone: A Futuristic, Real-World Primer
Music Streaming Beyond the Phone: A Futuristic, Real-World Primermedium.com

Voice interfaces, smart speakers, geolocation and other cutting-edge, screen-less technologies are transforming music consumption as we know it.

Spotify: Nevermind Profits
Spotify: Nevermind Profitsfortune.com
In the wake of an IPO, Spotify enters the public markets at the mercy of its record label partners. Can it find equal footing?

Measuring radio’s best customers
Measuring radio’s best customersmedium.com
Whenever I speak to companies or students about how we consume linear radio, it comes as a big surprise to them that internet radio listening is so small. In the UK, RAJAR knocked on nearly 25,000…

Spotify ponders becoming a mobile service provider
Spotify ponders becoming a mobile service providerwww.completemusicupdate.com

A reported survey in its mobile app recently posed a question about a hypothetic Spotify mobile phone account.

What I Like, and Don't Like About Streaming
What I Like, and Don't Like About Streamingaudiophilereview.com

Paul Wilson looks at what he likes and doesn’t like about streamed music…

Spotify x Instagram Stories: How Artists Can Make the Most of It
Spotify x Instagram Stories: How Artists Can Make the Most of Itwww.awal.com
With Instagram’s latest integration with Spotify, there are more opportunities than ever to take your Stories to the next level. Here are a few ways to share your music and more with your followers.

How to make Spotify suck less than YouTube for streaming
How to make Spotify suck less than YouTube for streamingrocknerd.co.uk

It’s the little annoyances that’ll kill you.

It's Lit! Tidal Is Now Adding Beauty Tutorials To Its Streaming Service
It's Lit! Tidal Is Now Adding Beauty Tutorials To Its Streaming Servicewww.essence.com
Now you can learn how to recreate looks from your favorite music videos! Now you can learn how to recreate looks from your favorite music videos!

Music startup Roli adds Sony as investor
Music startup Roli adds Sony as investortechcrunch.com

Eyes up expanded range of hardware and software.

Every Song On Kanye West's 'Ye' Climbs To Top Of Streaming Charts
Every Song On Kanye West's 'Ye' Climbs To Top Of Streaming Chartswww.vibe.com
All seven songs on Kanye West’s 2018 studio album reportedly hold the top spots on streaming platforms.

SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor: 'We're in a much clearer place now.'
SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor: 'We're in a much clearer place now.'www.musicbusinessworldwide.com

This time last year, SoundCloud was in hot water.

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