Arcade Fire launch 45-minute track in mindfulness app Headspace
Remember the days when bands got told off if they made songs that were too long to be played on the radio? When the intended distribution channel is a mindfulness app, there’s no such danger. Witness the new Arcade Fire...
April 16, 2021
Amazon Halo sees tech giant get into the digital fitness game
Apple has quietly been becoming a digital health and fitness company for a while now, with wellbeing becoming a key selling point for its Apple Watch smartwatch. Now Amazon wants in on the fitness-wearables game. It has...
August 27, 2020
John Legend is meditation app Headspace’s new ‘chief music officer’
We're big fans of famous artists being given spurious job titles as part of partnerships with tech companies, dating back to the glory days of Lady Gaga as Polaroid creative director and Will·I·Am as director of creative...
August 14, 2020
Meditation app Headspace raises another $47.7m in funding
If there’s one startup category that’s booming during the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s meditation and mindfulness – particularly when it comes to raising money from investors. Headspace, one of the biggest...
June 12, 2020
Calm and Headspace lead list of top meditation apps in the US
Meditation apps is a space that we’ve been following for a while now, as more of those apps license music and form partnerships with the music industry in other ways. Given the current global situation, it should come as...
April 2, 2020
Mindfulness startup (and Spotify partner) Headspace raises $93m
Back in November 2016, Spotify launched its first ‘bundle’ subscription with another digital service: meditation and mindfulness firm Headspace. The bundle still exists, although according to Headspace it’s...
February 13, 2020
Spotify debuts first joint subscription – with Headspace
Spotify has unveiled its latest partnership with a non-music service, following in the footsteps of its deals with Uber, Nike, Starbucks and Tinder. However, there’s an important difference in its tie-up with mindfulness...
November 3, 2016