Archives for May 2013

Soundrop Bets on Music as an Activity

The notion that music fits certain activities continues to spread at digital music services. Soundrop, known best for its Spotify app, launched what it calls “theme rooms” Tuesday that allow listeners … [Read more...]

The next huge upset in online music

FORTUNE -- Just a decade ago, music streaming services like Spotify and Pandora seemed like a pipe dream: vast libraries of legal music that could be accessed with just a computer or phone. With … [Read more...]

Pandora launches Facebook Timeline app

Internet radio service Pandora is extending its partnership with Facebook through a new Timeline app which will allow users to share what they’re listening to on the social network. The integration … [Read more...]

Twitter Introduces Charts By Genre And Popularity For Its #Music Service

We’ve confirmed with Twitter that it has rolled out a new part of its #Music service for the web, charts that we were accustomed to from the company We Are Hunted, that it acquired and now powers the … [Read more...]

Freemium: Converting Free Users to Paying Customers

For years, music has operated on selling things -- vinyl, cassettes, CDs and now downloads. Then came advertising on radio and elsewhere. But there’s a third way -- freemium, a combination of free and … [Read more...]