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How To Transfer Playlists Between Streaming Music Apps

Ditching Spotify for Rdio? Giving Tidal a try alongside Deezer? If you’ve got carefully curated playlists in one streaming service then you might be reluctant to start again from scratch with a new one, but Soundiiz lets you transfer your song lists between apps with the minimum of fuss.


Jay Z Dumps Tidal's CEO, Now Has 98 Problems 

…or is it actually 100? In any case, Tidal, the music-streaming site slash charity for millionaire musicians owned by Jay Z, is out of a CEO. About 25 employees, including CEO Andy Chen, have reportedly left the company this week.


Wait, Digital Music Only Just Beat Out Physical Music?

The long-observed decline of physical media has hit a new low, as a global trade group reports that digital finally music generates more money than physical sales.


Artists Win $15M From Universal Music Over Digital Downloads

A four-year court battle has ended in the favour of a group of musicians who sued Universal Music Group, saying their royalties were being unfairly calculated for downloads of songs and albums through digital services like iTunes.


Bring Back SoundCloud's Fantastic Desktop App

With all these rich musicians making a ruckus about Jay Z’s overpriced streaming music service, I’m getting a little emotional. Not about Jay Z’s overpriced streaming music service. About the bygone golden era of streaming music’s erstwhile golden boy: SoundCloud.


Samsung Milk Music: Australian Hands-On

If there’s one thing the smartphone has done, it has well and truly killed the traditional MP3 player. The advent of streaming services like Spotify have shifted our music consumption from offline to online, and now there’s a new way for Samsung owners to listen in. Samsung wants to give you Milk Music, for free, on your Galaxy smartphone or tablet.


Bang & Olufsen Invented A Giant iPod That Will Cost $3195 In Australia

Something about Bang & Olufsen’s BeoSound Moment looks familiar, huh? The aluminium and glass slab is basically a big iPod that’s supposed to power wireless music throughout your house. This thing is going to cost a damn fortune, but there’s a lot of lovely design to admire — even if no normal human will be able to afford it.


Spotify's 2014 Year In Review Shares Your Shameful Taste In Music

2014 was a big year for Spotify, both in Australia and around the world. 50 million users around the planet listened to over seven billion hours of music. Ed Sheeran and Eminem got top nods for the number of tracks streamed, while Coldplay and Imagine Dragons had the most-listened albums. If you’re one of Spotify’s users, you can find out exactly what horrible songs you left on repeat over the last 12 months.


OK, Playing Your Own Music In An Uber Is Actually Pretty Neat

Earlier this week amidst an ethical and public relations catastrophe, Uber announced new Spotify integration that lets you play music of your choice on the ride-sharing service. Uber just let me take it for a spin, and it’s admittedly a nice touch for the Uber riders of the world.


YouTube Music Key Hands-On: Streaming Music Has Never Been Easier

Last week, YouTube announced its new streaming music service, which is finally rolling out in beta form. It comes complete with out-of-app background listening, cacheable videos, ad-free music, and a 6 month free trial. It turns YouTube into a great little music player. I just tried it out and so far, so good.