Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Shoegazers Of The World: Come Together


There was a pretty big musical party going on by the mid-1990’s and it was named Shoegazing by iconic UK music mags NME and Melody Maker (named after the way bands would stand stoically, in an introspective manner, and stare at their shoes while they played their instruments). Wild guitar loops and effects with droning… Read more »

Let’s Make A Deezer Playlist Out Of It!


Are you a Deezer addict but some of your best playlist-making friends are using Spotify? Do you wish you could listen to the thousands of great Spotify playlists featured on ShareMyPlaylists.com on Deezer? Do you want to have the best of worlds? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, we have found the right solution… Read more »

Discover Music You Didn’t Even Know You Liked with Spotify


What do Metallica, Vampire Weekend and Frank Ocean have in common? Nothing? Maybe. However, they helped Spotify announce a number of big items yesterday including new functionalities and a surprising artist that is now available on their service. Updates at yesterday’s press conference/live stream event included stats on Spotify’s growth, and the unveiling of their new Discover… Read more »

To Point Fingers and Claim Responsibility… Or Not


Last month in Germany, the Federal Court made a ruling which moved to limit the liability of parents for their minor children’s illegal music sharing. The court’s decision stipulates that parents are not liable for the illegal music file sharing of their minor child if they have educated their children enough about the prohibition of participating… Read more »

Ladies and Gents, iTunes 11 Has Arrived


iTunes 11 is here! With a complete redesign of both the iTunes player and the iTunes store, we wanted to point out some great new features that you can use to optimize your listening and shopping experience. First, let’s start with the player itself. You will notice when you first open iTunes 11 that there… Read more »