But what does Gerd Leonhard think about Spotify?
Media futurist Gerd Leonhard (we never tire of that job title) has been having his say on Spotify, saying that while he really likes the streaming music service, he thinks it's "pretty much a suicide mission".
July 28, 2009
About that ‘Spotify killing iTunes’ thing…
After releasing the video demo of its iPhone app this morning, Spotify is getting bags of coverage - much of it focusing on a single question: will its iPhone app prove to be an iTunes-killer?Here's a short answer: No.
July 27, 2009
MySpace Music’s future is all about the data
MySpace Music boss Courtney Holt has been talking about his plans for the streaming service, saying it'll put more of a focus on data, tracking trends and publishing charts of the most-played music on the site to help artists,...
July 22, 2009
Moof: another streaming music service that rides on the back of YouTube
Moof is, as you may have surmised from the headline, a streaming music site that pulls in music from YouTube videos.
July 20, 2009
Spotify on track for US launch this summer
A Forbes interview with Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek gives some details on the company's US plans and overall performance.
July 17, 2009
Pandora gets $35m funding round, but can it survive?
Streaming music service Pandora has secured a new round of funding to continue its growth, with reports suggesting the amount may be as much as $35 million.
July 13, 2009
Spotify: ‘20% of our streams are from indie labels’
Streaming music service Spotify says that 20% of all tracks streamed by UK users are from independent labels.
July 9, 2009
SoundExchange strikes deal with internet webcasters
US royalties collection body SoundExchange has finally reached a deal with online webcasters over the royalty rates they pay for streaming music.
July 8, 2009
We7 providing digital soundtrack to AIM Independents Day
We7 has announced that it's providing a streaming music playlist for AIM's Independents Day 2009 events, offering artists on indie labels both big and small, from rock to soul to world to pop to chillout.
July 7, 2009
Pandora unveils new terms for unsigned artists
Streaming music service Pandora has announced changes in the terms for accepting music from unsigned and independent artists.
July 1, 2009
EMI Publishing balks at new PRS for Music streaming rates
EMI Publishing is refusing to make its catalogue available for streaming under the new 0.085p minima rate proposed by PRS for Music in the UK.
July 1, 2009