Developers slam Last.fm for new API announcement
It's turning into an interesting week for Last.fm, to say the least. Having already announced plans to move to subscription-only radio in most markets, the company has now announced new terms for third-party apps wishing...
March 26, 2009
Last.fm switches to subscription model in non-core markets
Streaming music service Last.fm has announced plans to junk its ad-supported model in all markets except for the UK, US and Germany.
March 25, 2009
Kanye West streams SXSW set via Kyte
The latest example of an artist using video platform Kyte is Kanye West
March 24, 2009
Spotify reveals mobile plans: iPhone, Android, S60…
Streaming music service Spotify is growing rapidly in Europe via its downloadable PC client, but mobile appears to be the next frontier.
March 20, 2009
Awdio planning iPhone app alongside new release
Dance music website Awdio streams DJ sets from clubs and venues around the world, and has big plans for expansion according to CEO Julien Ulrich.
March 18, 2009
Echodio is the latest iTunes cloudstreaming service
There are plenty of services letting people stream their iTunes libraries to wherever they are, so what's special about Echodio? Well, it's a bit limited at the moment - the iTunes plug-in only works on Macs, and you can...
March 18, 2009
Interview: Awdio talks growth, new features and iPhone
Music website Awdio has been creating a buzz in dance circles for a while now. It streams music - DJ sets and live shows - from clubs and venues around the world. We fired a few questions at CEO Julien Ulrich to find out...
March 17, 2009
Could streaming services kill the music industry?
Looking for background on the ongoing rows over streaming music licensing rates? A recent Business Week article points out that an increasing number of users are turning to streaming sites or services as a direct substitution...
March 16, 2009
After YouTube/PRS fallout, what now for the JOL?
With much attention focused on the spat between YouTube and PRS for Music in the UK, PaidContent takes a look at what will happen this June when the Joint Online License (JOL) framework expires at the end of June.
March 13, 2009
Spotify hails more spin-off websites
Streaming music service Spotify has been tipping its hat to some of the spin-off sites and widgets launched by developers around its API.
March 11, 2009
Austrian recorded music market declined 8% in 2008
New figures reveal that the Austrian recorded music market shrank by 8% to €185 million in 2008, down from €201 million in 2007.
March 10, 2009