Deezer’s next livestreaming move: a stake in startup Driift
The Covid-19 pandemic isn't over yet, but bigger fish in the worlds of live and streaming music are already circling the most promising startups in the livestreaming space. We have seen Live Nation take a majority stake...
October 4, 2021
AudioStrip lets anyone strip audio from music tracks on YouTube
The service is using the code from Spleeter, an audio separation tool developed and released by Deezer in 2019, to do its work.
September 10, 2021
Deezer gives ‘It’s Raining Men’ a gender-neutral makeover
Deezer's latest original track is a reworking of The Weather Girls' 'It's Raining Men' and is "packed full of inclusive pronouns and updated adjectives"
August 20, 2021
Deezer Focus supports Maisie Peters; and the trend of looking local, acting global
Singer and songwriter Maisie Peters, who’s signed to Ed Sheeran’s record label, is receiving support from Deezer this month as its Focus act in the UK & Ireland. Specifically targeted to those two countries,...
August 4, 2021
Whisper it quietly: Deezer is getting into ASMR content
We didn't expect to be starting our day listening to Sir Tom Jones hissing 'What's New Pussycat?' out of our speakers, but that's 2021 for you. Jones has re-recorded his famous track for Deezer as part of the streaming...
July 9, 2021
Apple Music, Deezer and JioSaavn launch new tools for artists
Streaming services aren’t just competing for listeners: they’re competing to offer the most useful tools and resources for artists. There’s a trio of announcements on that score today. Apple Music has revamped its Apple...
June 16, 2021
Deezer pivots its emerging artists initiative to be more local
There’s a clear trend in the various programs to support emerging artists that streaming services launch. They tend to start global, then at some point shift focus to be more local, with key countries’ teams choosing...
May 28, 2021
Deezer enlists Wolf Alice and Laura Mvula for 80s covers album
Don’t You Want Me. Joe Le Taxi. Wicked Game. Africa. Orinoco Flow. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me). Tainted Love. Buffalo Stance. That’s your day’s worth of earworms covered for readers who grew...
May 26, 2021
Deezer gets a new CEO: former Spark Networks boss Jeronimo Folgueira
Streaming service Deezer is getting a new chief executive, with the announcement that current boss Hans-Holger Albrecht is stepping down next month. The new CEO will be Jeronimo Folgueira, previously the head of Spark...
May 20, 2021
YouTube Music, Spotify and Deezer make new smartwatch moves
We don’t write that much about music streaming and smartwatches because it feels like a bit of a niche. It’s nice to be able to control or play music from your wrist, but not groundbreaking. Even so, we’re seeing a...
May 19, 2021
Hey Siri, does Deezer work on the HomePod and HomePod Mini?
You don't need Siri to answer that question, Music Ally is here as your friendly voice (well, text) assistant to say yes. Yes it does. Deezer announced yesterday that its service now works nicely with Apple's HomePod and...
May 7, 2021
Deezer makes livestreaming move with Dreamstage investment
The blocks are falling into place for the convergence of on-demand music streaming and livestreamed concerts. We’ve reported on the assorted efforts and experiments of Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and other DSPs....
May 6, 2021