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Explore The Star-Crossesd Spotify Users Listening To Songs In Sync

You might think yourself a unique soul, but thrown into a data pool of the tens of millions of users of an online service, your behaviour is going to sync up with somebody else’s at least some of the time. (Sorry, Quixote!) On Spotify, this means you’re going to be listening to songs in sync with someone else.


Retro Soundtrack For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Hits Number One Spot In Billboard Charts

The only thing more awesome than Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is Star-Lord’s Awesome Mix Volume 1. It provides the epic soundtrack to this year’s best superhero movie, and despite the fact that it’s full of legendary tracks for the 1970′s, it has just hit number one on the Billboard charts.


Spotify Adds Surprisingly Exciting Equaliser To Its iOS App

Remember equalisers? You know, the little dials that used to keep your tiny boombox speakers from tweaking out at high volume but have sort of disappeared in the world of digital music. Well, they’re making a comeback in the latest update to Spotify’s iOS app, and I’m unduly excited about it.


Spotify Knows How Songs Make You Feel

Katy Perry makes you smile. OneRepublic makes you cry. David Guetta makes you angry (yeah, I know, me too). This is what Spotify has discovered in a study with a Dutch neuroscientist.


This Spotify Tool Makes A Playlist From Your Favourite Band's Last Show

Going to concerts is fun no matter what, but it’s a million times more fun if you know all the songs. Sadly, sometimes if you only know a cut or two, it can be hard to brush up on an artist’s whole catalogue before the show. Spotify’s new Set Listener tool is here to help.


The Best Australian Music Streaming Services

Shopping around for your next music-streaming service? Looking for something first-party or unmetered on your data plan? Here’s our round-up of every music streaming and online radio service worth looking twice at.


MOG Music Streaming Is Finally Dead -- Or Is It?

Music streaming has always been a hard game if you haven’t had the massive market share of Spotify or Apple. MOG, backed in Australia by Telstra at its launch, is another loser in that game — after being bought out by Beats Music, itself just bought out by Apple, MOG has finally shut down — but not in Australia.


Spotify Australia Boss: We're Successfully Fighting Music Piracy

Contrary to the insistence of media analysts, music piracy in Australia is not endemic, and streaming music services have contributed to stemming that flow — that’s the claim made by Spotify Australian chief Kate Vale, whose company is finishing up a project on Spotify’s impact on Australian piracy.


Decent Pricing And Availability Won't Stop Piracy Warns Aussie Music Body

The catch-cry of the content-loving public these days is all about pricing and availability: make it affordable and available, and they will come. But an Aussie music industry heavyweight has warned that it’s all bollocks: cheap content on readily-available platforms won’t stop pirates, and you can never compete properly with free.


Spotify Asks Band To Take Down Scam Album, Band Responds Hilariously

Last month, we told you about Vulfpeck’s ironic Spotify record, Sleepify, which was completely silent and designed to raise money for the funk band’s tour. Well, Spotify finally got around to responding to the band’s attempted scam. They’re not happy about it!


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