July 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


A fascinating link between Google and Spotify emerged last night, with a report by tech site Recode that Spotify has a new board member: a senior figure from Google. Omid Kordestani's official title is "senior adviser, office of the CEO and founders" at Google, but last week he was appointed as interim chief business officer for the company, following the departure of Nikesh Arora. Anyway, if Recode's sources are right, Kordestani is also now joining Spotify's board of directors.

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July 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


There’s a lot of news bubbling around about YouTubers this morning, so we’re wrapping three stories into one. They’re not linked, as such, but together they give a picture...

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July 15th, 2014 by Karim Fanous


The removal of the star button in the recent Spotify redesign has had two very clear effects on me as a music consumer and regular Spotify user: 1) I listen to less music 2)...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast

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