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Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music

Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made th...

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music

Source: engadget.com

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, ...
2019-06-06 22:00

Square Enix just dropped almost every Final Fantasy soundtrack on Spotify & Apple Music If you’re putting together a video game music playlist and are in the mood for some JRPG classics, Square Enix just made it very easy for you, as the soundtracks for almost every Final Fantasy game have just popped up on Spotify and Apple Music. And ...
2019-06-07 06:15

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
2019-06-07 14:45

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The serv...
2019-07-12 22:15

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and S...
2019-07-19 23:30

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
2019-07-10 22:45

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're ava...
2019-06-29 00:30

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
2019-05-22 18:45

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
2019-07-01 14:30

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
2019-06-28 02:45

Final Fantasy XV's Lead Designer's New Game Is A Love Letter To Live Music No Straight Roads is a rhythm game inspired by the strong visual storytelling of Psychonauts. Playing it feels like rocking out in front of a surreal, vibrant crowd. At E3 last week, I was able to play a short demo that included the first boss fight,...
2019-06-19 01:45

Final Fantasy Remakes can wait, you need to try Final Fantasy 14 Shadowbringers A new world sets the stage for the next evolution for the hit MMORPG from Square Enix, a game which should rightly be on your radar even though you might be drooling over that other game coming in 2020...
2019-06-21 19:30

Final Fantasy IX Retrospective: The Final Fantasy's Final Fantasy You know when you’re playing around with a new recipe and you fall in love with one particular spice? Call it cumin. You find every recipe that makes sense with cumin, and eventually, you grow so obsessed with it that you just keep adding it to all o...
2019-07-12 19:30

iTunes is dead, long live Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts iTunes' time is up. At WWDC 2019, Apple revealed that it will be winding down the iconic music platform after 18 years of music downloads, storage, and streaming, in favor of its newer apps Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts.Going by what ...
2019-06-03 22:15

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up...
2019-06-01 03:45

Spotify now available on PlayStation Music across UAE, Saudi Arabia and more PlayStation users across seven countries in the region can now access the popular streaming service Spotify, on PlayStation Music, and control playback through the Spotify Connect app.Almost four years after its initial announcement, Spotify on PlayS...
2019-06-11 12:00

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a techno...
2019-05-31 22:45

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last ye...
2019-07-13 05:45

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better produc...
2019-07-13 05:15

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind...
2019-06-17 14:15

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with th...
2019-06-12 15:30

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media ha...
2019-06-12 21:30

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from ...
2019-07-01 21:15

Spotify Mashes Music and Short Podcasts Into a New Playlist for Your Miserable Commute Hot off the heels of releasing its standalone Stations app, Spotify is leaning even harder into that whole ‘reinvent the radio’ vibe. Today, the music streaming company released a new playlist called “Your Daily Drive” that uses an algorithm to mash ...
2019-06-12 12:45

Spotify's New Daily Drive Playlist Features Music and News Podcasts Spotify is launching a new playlist called "Your Daily Drive" that would bring music as well as news podcasts to car drivers, The Verge reported on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 20:15

Spotify launches a Disney Hub with music from Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ films Disney gets its own designated music hub on Spotify, including classic songs and scores from Marvel and 'Star Wars‘ films       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

EU wants to hear from Apple over Spotify complaint EU regulators will decide what steps to take regarding Spotify's complaint about Apple once they get a response from the iPhone maker, Europe's antitrust chief said on Monday....
2019-06-03 22:00

Danny Boyle's Yesterday Is a Fascinating, Complex Fantasy Set to the Music of the Beatles Danny Boyle’s latest film, Yesterday, makes pleasure feel guilty, but it’s not a guilty pleasure. Instead, it’s an expertly crafted film telling the surprisingly complex emotional story of one man’s impossible dilemma involving some of the greatest a...
2019-06-13 05:00

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdings, the makers of popular phone brands such as Infinix and TECNO to pre-install their Boomplay app o...
2019-06-10 11:45

Apple is ordering up exclusive podcasts to take on Spotify and Amazon: report The growing success of podcasts has led major players in the tech industry to finally start considering them as a serious source of revenue, with big brands increasingly offering funding and support to existing producers and original creators.A new r...
2019-07-17 05:30

Apple will reportedly fund exclusive podcasts to challenge Spotify Apple historically offered only a directory of podcasts available across the world; now the company will reportedly fund exclusives to bolster its apps.Read More...
2019-07-16 21:30

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a p...
2019-07-17 05:30

How many times do I have to buy 'Final Fantasy VII'? Ahead of whatever Square Enix shows at E3 this year, lots of questions remain regarding its remake of Final Fantasy VII. Since being announced at E3 2015, details and updates have been scant. For a while, it was all a little worrying -- until Square....
2019-06-11 08:30

Everything You Need To Know About Final Fantasy XIV's New Jobs Final Fantasy XIV’s upcoming expansion Shadowbringers looks to be a dark tale full of dimension-hopping and cosmic threats. The expansion releases June 28 in early access for those who pre-order, and July 2 for everyone else. It adds two new classes ...
2019-05-29 15:45

How To Get Into Final Fantasy XIV In 2019 As Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” hits, I’ve seen a lot of curiosity from co-workers and friends about how to get started with the game. With hours and hours of content, tons of jobs to choose from, and multiple places to hop in, ...
2019-07-12 04:15

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Log Four: Everything And Everyone Else There are many ways to play through Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. I am playing as a goggle-wearing Viera Dancer, dancing and damaging my way toward the finish line. I can’t cover all of the job class changes, role-based questlines, an...
2019-07-16 21:15

Here's A Final Fantasy VII Remaster You Can Play Right Now Back in January, we showed you a beta version of a fan-made Final Fantasy VII remaster, which used machine learning to automatically clean up the game’s visuals. It just hit v1.0 and is ready for release....
2019-05-23 03:00

Final Fantasy VII Remake Watches, Yours For Only $2,500 Each To mark Final Fantasy VII Remake’s release date, Square Enix is releasing limited edition Cloud and Sephiroth chronographs. Each is priced at $2,499 and in North America, limited to 77 pieces....
2019-06-11 15:15

'Final Fantasy VII Remake' will take up two Blu-ray discs Want more Final Fantasy VII Remake details? We've got them. Following up on a new trailer last night, which teased some core game changes to the 20-year-old original (Aeris, attacked by ghosts?), Square Enix used the beginning of its E3 event to...
2019-06-11 08:30

Final Fantasy V Reminds Me Of What I Loved About The Series Talking about Final Fantasy has become complicated. A lot of my favorite Final Fantasy memories are from games in the series that are over a decade old....
2019-06-23 14:30

'Final Fantasy VII Remake' feels ambitious and different After a long wait, and three trailers in the last month, Final Fantasy VII Remaster was in playable form at E3. The early, 15-minute demo answers a lot of my questions and concerns regarding the remake's battle system and game dynamics — s...
2019-06-12 03:01

Final Fantasy 7 Remake: what has changed since its reveal The latest trailer for the Final Fantasy 7 Remake landed in May. What we saw was a veritable feast for the eyes; the result of four years of bite-sized nuggets of information, ominous news of third-party companies being dropped and rumors that produc...
2019-06-07 18:15

What I’m Most Looking Forward To Re-Experiencing In The Final Fantasy VII Remake I bought the original PlayStation just so I could play Final Fantasy VII. Until then, all I’d had was a SNES and a Genesis, so I was in awe when the opening cutscene for FFVII began. The rest of the game was equally stunning, the visuals beyond anyth...
2019-06-24 05:45

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Review: A step above anything that has come before This latest installment in the evolving story of Final Fantasy XIV throws wide the gates inviting all players into the best MMORPG Expansion of all time....
2019-07-10 14:15

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Log One: There's A Dancer In My Bunny Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers launched in early access this morning, and as it is with every FFXIV expansion, players are of two minds. Half are flooding into the expansion’s new area, The First, eager to begin their journey as the Warrior of Dark...
2019-06-29 00:15

Final Fantasy 8 is getting remastered and released sometime in 2019 While Square Enix’s E3 2019 presentation had the gorgeous Final Fantasy 7 Remake on center-stage, another of its seminal PS1 games was not far behind: Final Fantasy 8 is indeed getting remastered.Before you get your hopes up, that’s rem...
2019-06-11 12:00

'Final Fantasy VIII' is getting its own, less-involved remaster Final Fantasy VIII, which curiously missed out on the journey to the Nintendo Switch when the rest of the series was ported over, is back. The reason for the delay? Square Enix was working on another remaster. To that point, the characters' batt...
2019-06-11 08:30

A 'Final Fantasy XIV' live-action TV show is in the works Final Fantasy might be making its way to a screen near you, albeit without the need for you to have a controller in hand. Square Enix and Sony Pictures Television are developing a live-action Final Fantasy TV series with Hivemind, the production comp...
2019-06-27 23:45

Tim Rogers Has A Fatal Case of Final Fantasy Hype Join Tim Rogers as he checks out Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake exhibit at E3. There are giant posters of the game’s main characters, lots of concept art, and a pretty cool motorcycle. Will the people Tim cut in the motorcycle line rise up in...
2019-06-13 05:30

I Could Watch Final Fantasy XIV’s New Big-Headed Cactaurs Trying To Pose All Day With their distinctive cactus appearance and signature pose, Cactaurs are one of Final Fantasy’s most iconic creatures. The top-heavy Gigantender, introduced in Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, is doing the best it can to live up to that legacy,...
2019-07-02 22:15

Preparing For Final Fantasy XIV’s Upcoming Expansion Has Killed Me Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, Shadowbringers, is available for early access next Friday. In the short time left from now to then, I’ve been furiously sprinting to level characters and blaze through story content so that I can have everything pe...
2019-06-19 01:45

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Log Two: Great Dancing, Bad Rabbits When the early access period for Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion went live on Friday, I did two things. I unlocked the new Dancer job and switched my character to Viera, the game’s new rabbit-eared race. I regret one of those choices....
2019-07-02 01:30

What we played in June: 'Final Fantasy Tactics' and 'Overcooked' Welcome back to Engadget's Gaming IRL, a monthly segment where we run down what our editors are playing. This time around, we've been putting time into the iOS version of Final Fantasy Tactics, Overcooked and Just Cause 4. And we also brief...
2019-06-17 20:00

I'm Still Thinking About The Final Fantasy VII Remake E3 2019 Demo Despite the high possibility of my dying of brain-overload-related shock during my first experience with Final Fantasy VII Remake, I lived. Two weeks later, I’m still thinking about it. Here’s my fresh-off-the-moment video report from the E3 show flo...
2019-06-28 21:15

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ will be released on March 3rd, 2020 It's been four years since Sony teased that it had commissioned a ground-up remake of the seminal Final Fantasy VII. At this year's E3, the company has let it be known that the game will land on PS4s around the world on March 3rd, 2020....
2019-06-10 12:45

Final Fantasy XIV's New Raid Bosses Bring The Pain It’s been two weeks since Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion launched. That’s been enough time to explore and complete the exciting story, and players have been eager for more. The latest raid content, Eden’s Gate, released today, offering ...
2019-07-17 08:45

Final Fantasy VII Remake Is Coming In March 2020 The Final Fantasy VII remake will launch on March 3, 2020, Square Enix announced during a concert dedicated to the iconic role-playing game. We’ll see much more of it tomorrow....
2019-06-10 19:15

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Action-RPG Combat Detailed Today during its E3 press conference, Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of the Final Fantasy VII remake and reaffirmed that it’ll be released as a series of episodes....
2019-06-11 15:15

Here's what it's like to play Final Fantasy 7 Remake if you never played the original Final Fantasy is a pretty big deal. Well, that’s what I’ve gathered. As someone who writes about games for a living, my dark secret is that I’ve never actually played a Final Fantasy game to completion. Sure, I’ve dabbled ...
2019-06-28 06:30

Spotify is trying to make Pandora obsolete with its new ‘Spotify Stations’ app After an initial rollout in Australia, Spotify earlier today pushed out a new listening option for music lovers. Notably, the new option isn’t contained within the existing Spotify app but is offered up as an entirely separate app dubbed Spotif...
2019-06-05 15:45

Preorder and Save $10 On Final Fantasy VII Remake's Deluxe Edition Final Fantasy VII Remake is finally out next March (along with, uh, just about every other video game?), and Walmart’s currently offering a $10 discount when you preorder the Deluxe Edition....
2019-06-12 20:30

What Tetsuya Nomura Actually Said About Tifa's Breasts In The Final Fantasy 7 Remake This past Wednesday, like every Wednesday, summaries of the leaked Weekly Famitsu appeared online in Japanese. The magazine doesn’t go on sale until Thursday, and this week’s leaks, along with some insufficient translations, have created confusions o...
2019-06-21 17:30

GamesBeat Decides E3: Xbox hands-on and Final Fantasy VII Remake The GamesBeat Decides podcast is recording live from sunny California to report to you all the news from E3. They are back with takes on Monday.Read More...
2019-06-12 00:45

Final Fantasy 8 Remastered: release date, news and rumors Square Enix's E3 2019 conference had a lot in store for Final Fantasy fans. Alongside new gameplay footage of the upcoming Final Fantasy 7 Remake (and a much anticipated release date), Square Enix also revealed that it is remastering Final Fanta...
2019-07-05 17:15

The Real-World Final Fantasy XIV Wedding Plan Sure Is Incredible Square Enix previously announced that there would be a real-world Final Fantasy XIV-themed wedding plan offered in Japan. Now, we have a better look at the ceremony and wow, is it something....
2019-05-23 13:15

Final Fantasy XIV Lets You Run Dungeons With NPC Heroes Now, And It's So Much Better Than Real People Running through a brand-new dungeon in an online game with random strangers is nerve-wracking. I worry I will screw up and get us all killed. I fret about doing enough damage. I get grouped with jerks who know the run by heart and expect everyone els...
2019-07-09 03:15

Final Fantasy 8 Remastered: PlayStation to PS4 comparison screenshots revealed Square Enix unveiled a Final Fantasy 8 Remaster earlier this week and now we can see how improved the 20-year-old game is on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch....
2019-06-13 03:45

The End of Final Fantasy XIV's 'Shadowbringers' Expansion Is The Emotional Spectacle I've Been Waiting For It’s hard for any story to end well, and even harder when it’s set in the constantly changing world of an MMORPG. Lengthy questlines that require years’ worth of player investment are hard to sell. Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, ‘Shadowbringer...
2019-07-11 17:45

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release Date Confirmed for PS4 with Sephiroth Key Art Square Enix has finally revealed the Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release Date along with some brand new key art for the game’s infamous villain, Sephiroth....
2019-06-10 17:45

Live-action 'Final Fantasy XIV' television series in development Sony Pictures Television, production company Hivemind and video game publisher Square Enix have announced that a live-action television series based on "Final Fantasy XIV" is in development....
2019-06-28 04:45

Final Fantasy 7 Remake release date set for early 2020 In spite of the overwhelming odds, Final Fantasy 7 Remake is coming out on PS4 on March 3, 2020, game director Tetsuya Nomura announced today. While many thought the shift from the game's original external developer CyberConnect2 to Square ...
2019-06-10 09:30

Final Fantasy VII Remake, Avengers, And Other Promising (And Confusing) Games We Saw At E3 E3 2019 brought us demos and details about games we can’t wait to play, like Link’s Awakening and the Final Fantasy VII remake, but it also threw us some real head-scratchers, like that upcoming Avengers game. On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitsc...
2019-06-20 23:15

Final Fantasy VII Remake Renders Provide A Good Look At Cloud's Pores “Remaking Final Fantasy VII has allowed us to dive much deeper into the world and its characters than ever before,” producer Yoshinori Kitase said at E3. He wasn’t kidding! Check out the characters’ pores....
2019-06-12 16:15

Someone Made An Awesome Final Fantasy VII Remake Boss Fight In Dreams After an exciting showing at this year’s E3, hype around the Final Fantasy VII remake could not be higher. Its mix of classic storytelling and revamped combat shows a lot of promise. However, there’s been no demo in sight. In the meantime, one intrep...
2019-07-19 23:30

Final Fantasy VII Remake Feels Great To Play, But The Project Might Not Be Finished For A While This afternoon at E3 in Los Angeles, I watched an extended demo of the Final Fantasy VII remake and got my hands on a build for about 15 minutes. Here’s the good news: It could be really special. The bad news: We have no idea when the whole project w...
2019-06-12 10:15

Final Fantasy 8 Remaster PS4 release confirmed to have one important PlayStation feature Final Fantasy VIII fans will all tell you one thing: music is one of the most important things in the game. Good news, then, as Square Enix confirms the remaster will get the best version of the OST....
2019-06-18 08:30

Final Fantasy VII Remake hands-on: Already feels like the one for jaded JRPG fans LOS ANGELES—I have not seen or played enough of Final Fantasy VII Remake to confirm exactly how the game will play out when it launches on PlayStation 4 consoles in March 2020. What I can say so far, at least, is that I'm far from a Final Fantasy or ...
2019-06-16 10:45

Final Fantasy 7 Remake: trailers, release date, news and features First released in 1997, Final Fantasy 7 immediately cemented its place as one of the best JRPG titles around and introduced millions of gamers around the world to the genre. Now, due to the success of Final Fantasy 7 over 20 years ago (and the p...
2019-05-31 16:45

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
2019-05-30 04:00

Final Fantasy VII Remake headlines Square Enix E3 event, gets March 2020 launch Based on how Final Fantasy VII Remake's reveal looked live at Square Enix's event (meaning, on the company's giant projectors), its stutters and minor visual artifacts hint at fully real-time rendering on PS4. But we'll have to wait and see if that b...
2019-06-11 12:30

Square Enix News: Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers, Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC Updates Square Enix had plenty to show at E3 and there's been plenty of news since, so here's our rundown of the biggest stories this week for Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers and the Kingdom Hearts 3 DLC....
2019-06-30 09:45

Final Fantasy 8 Release Date News: Developer confirms more features for PS4, Xbox, Switch Square Enix staff have confirmed more features for the upcoming Final Fantasy VIII Remaster that's due to hit consoles this year - here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-23 13:30

Final Fantasy 7 Remake E3 2019: New gameplay trailer, full combat system, ATB explained Final Fantasy 7 Remake was announced four years ago, and we still don't know when it's coming. Here's everything you need to know about the mythical reimagining of the PlayStation 1 classic from Square Enix....
2019-06-11 05:30

Final Fantasy 8 Release Date News: Remaster will add huge new feature to PS4, Switch, Xbox Sqaure Enix may be adding a huge new feature to the FFVIII Remaster in the upcoming rerelease of the game on modern consoles - here's what you need to know....
2019-07-05 12:01

Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers, Chrono Trigger - Square Enix News Updates Square Enix has had a busy week, from confirming it's attendance at Comic-Con to a potential Final Fantasy 8 release date. Here's our round-up of all of the publisher's news....
2019-07-07 09:30

Apple Is Pulling the Plug on iTunes. So What Happens to All Your Music? iTunes? More like ByeTunes. Apple is retiring the Mac version of its nearly 20-year-old music listening and library app, the company announced Monday at WWDC, its annual conference for software developers. With the upcoming version of MacOS, called C...
2019-06-04 18:15

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that...
2019-06-27 23:45

Apple is shutting down iTunes—here's what will happen to your music Apple announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference that it's shutting down iTunes, its 18-year-old digital media software. In its place, users will get three individual, dedicated apps for music, podcasts and TV....
2019-06-05 04:15

Friday's Best Deals: Marmot Outdoor Gear, Final Fantasy VII: Remake, J. Crew Factory Sale, and More Discounted Marmot hiking and backpacking equipment, 50-70% off at J. Crew Factory, and Final Fantasy VII: Remake lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
2019-06-28 17:15

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 18 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected so...
2019-06-03 21:15

Where's my Apple Music and your other WWDC questions answered Apple unveiled iOS13 software for the iPhone, MacOS Catalina, watchOS 6 for the Apple Watch and a new iPadOS for the iPad. What it will mean for you.        ...
2019-06-06 11:30

Bad Bunny, Khalid to perform on Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ tour NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is taking its “Up Next” program and playlist on the road. The streaming service announced Monday that a live series featuring artists from its playlist and program for breakthrough acts, from Bad Bunny to Khali...
2019-07-01 15:15

Apple will soon kill off iTunes and, with it, an entire era of music history Enlarge / The new Apple Podcasts app for Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—As part of a slate of upcoming software updates, Apple will close the door on one of its most iconic pieces of software: iTunes. The company will split the applica...
2019-06-03 23:15

Apple Music may replace iTunes at WWDC 2019 Apple could be retiring its iconic music software next week, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report came out on Friday – just three days ahead of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote – and it gives some key details on the...
2019-05-31 23:15

Sony and Square Enix developing live-action Final Fantasy TV series encompassing the entire franchise Here’s a bold endeavor: Sony Pictures Television is developing a live-action Final Fantasy TV adaptation with Japanese developer Square Enix, one that won’t focus on one specific game, but rather the entirety of the 30-year old franchise. This comes ...
2019-06-27 20:30

Square Enix E3 News: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Release, Avengers Game Leaks and Dying Light 2 Square Enix is getting ready for a big news blowout, but ahead of the press conference, there's already plenty of news, leaks and rumours around the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, Avengers game, Dying Light 2 and more....
2019-06-09 20:15

Apple purges iTunes, as Music, TV and Podcasts apps take over syncing Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - just got killed today at the WWDC keynote, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules will be taking its place instead. The iTunes sync...
2019-06-03 22:01

Before there was an Apple iPod, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of music on the move If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
2019-07-01 14:30

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two...
2019-06-28 09:45

Before Apple iPods and iPhones, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of portable music If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
2019-07-01 19:15

Leaked macOS 10.15 Screenshots Detail Anticipated Apple TV, Music Apps Apple is set to announce its latest edition of macOS at WWDC 2019. But ahead of the keynote, leaked screenshots seem to reveal upcoming TV and Music apps on macOS 10.15....
2019-05-30 10:15

Apple shows off new tvOS features, including controller support and music lyrics Today at Apple’s annual WWDC 2019 event in San Jose, the company revealed its new vision for its tvOS platform. A number of big changes are in the works for families and video game fans. For starters, Apple is adding a much-requested feature in...
2019-06-03 20:15

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Xbox One 2020 release date leaked by official Xbox account? Microsoft fans rejoice - it looks like the FFVII Remake could be making its way to Xbox One with a launch date the same as the PlayStation 4 version....
2019-07-10 14:15

DJ Khaled releases Nipsey Hussle's final music video 'Higher' Hussle's final music video arrived Friday, part of DJ Khaled's album release for his new full-length collection of songs, "Father of Asahd."        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube an...
2019-06-20 06:45

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In ...
2019-05-31 10:45

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi...
2019-06-19 20:00

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
2019-06-05 16:30

Spotify has the Disney section you’ve always wanted Disney classics like The Lion King or Mulan are known for their iconic soundtracks, and now it's easier than ever to find them in one place. Spotify and Disney have teamed up today to launch a hub exclusively for all things Disney. Users can str...
2019-07-17 19:45

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to str...
2019-06-14 07:45

Spotify brings its lightweight Stations app to the US Spotify users in the United States will have one more alternative app that will allow them to listen to their favorite radio station starting today. Suggestively named Stations, Spotify's lightweight app was originally launched in Australia last year...
2019-06-05 02:15

Spotify Stations is the Pandora alternative we need Spotify is testing a lot of things right now. In the last month alone, the company has revealed its long-rumored in-car device, curated podcast playlists and a standalone Stations app. Heck, those last two were announced in the same week. "We're...
2019-06-06 03:45

New Spotify playlist wants to replace your car radio Americans spend much of their time every day stuck behind the wheel of a car, logging some 70 billion hours each year that are passed while just sitting or moving along in traffic — a metric that makes a company like Spotify eventually realize ...
2019-06-13 04:45

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
2019-06-06 06:45

Your Next Checking Account Could Get You a Spotify Subscription Citigroup is offering incentives like paying for your Hulu or Amazon Prime to keep you banking there. Many banks are coming up with other creative rewards in lieu of cash or interest....
2019-07-05 13:15

Spotify might let users build and listen to playlists together Spotify appears to be working on a "Social Listening" feature that will let multiple users control a playlist from separate devices. They'll also be able to listen to the same songs in real-time. The company hasn't announced the added capab...
2019-06-01 05:15

Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll have the option to view new episodes for shows you ...
2019-06-13 19:15

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says shoul...
2019-07-09 09:30

Spotify's Pandora-style Stations app arrives in the US Spotify's Pandora-esque Stations app has arrived in the US after it previously emerged in Australia. It's officially an "experiment" for now, though you can grab it from the App Store or Google Play....
2019-06-05 04:30

Spotify is once again offering three months of Premium for 99 cents If you’re still on the fence about subscribing to a streaming music service, wondering if you’ll actually consume enough tunes to justify paying at least $10 a month, Spotify is once again promoting its regular offer of a three-month subs...
2019-05-21 19:45

Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help users discover new shows. The hand-picked lists will....
2019-06-04 17:15

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
2019-06-07 03:30

Spotify Stations radio app now works with CarPlay Stations is Spotify's answer to Pandora, letting you tune in and listen to curated music without having to lift a finger. That convenience made it an immediate hit when it launched last month, but one important feature was missing for iOS users:...
2019-07-02 17:15

Spotify debuts new Your Daily Drive feature in the US Spotify has just revealed a brand new feature that will be available to all its users in the United States while driving their cars – Your Daily Drive. The new feature provides both music and news talk shows, based on relevancy and personality of the...
2019-06-12 13:30

Spotify launches an in-app Disney Hub to lure more fans Spotify Technology SA said on Wednesday it will devote a prominent spot in its music streaming app to Walt Disney Co's extensive music library with songs like "Let It Go" and "A Whole New World."...
2019-07-17 17:45

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime...
2019-07-09 10:30

Spotify Stations vs Pandora: what’s the best way to get streaming radio? Listening to the radio used to mean turning a dial until the static lifted. These days, 'listening to the radio' (a term we use loosely) it means turning on a stream of continuous music from an app. Sure, it's not the way your grandpar...
2019-06-28 06:30

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
2019-05-21 16:30

Spotify free-tier users will be targeted with more relevant ads Spotify has found a way to better generate more revenue from the ads it delivers to users of its free music streaming service. Although today's announcement is aimed at advertisers that will now be able to target ads based on the category of podcasts...
2019-06-18 07:00

Spotify claims it 'overpaid' songwriters and wants its money back Spotify and music publishers have been in a bit of a tiff for months over a planned royalty rate increase that would require streaming services to pay more to artists. You can bet the company is watching the numbers closely, especially while it appea...
2019-06-22 02:45

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
2019-06-07 11:30

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana...
2019-06-15 04:45

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podca...
2019-06-07 00:15

Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn't really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet's growing multitasking abilities. You've still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playli...
2019-07-18 00:45

Spotify's library section gets streamlined with updated mobile interface From today, Spotify Premium users with the latest version of the streaming music app may notice a refreshed and reimagined 'Your Library' section that's been designed to get you to your music and podcasts faster. Spotify Stations lands...
2019-06-14 08:15

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Spotify's album pre-saves share personal data you might not be aware of You might be sharing more data than you care to offer when you pre-save an album on Spotify. Billboard has pointed out that labels sometimes ask for permission to track an extensive amount of info about your account and listening habits, including yo...
2019-06-27 23:45

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" o...
2019-06-01 23:45

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
2019-06-07 01:45

Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
2019-06-07 02:15

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on...
2019-06-14 14:15

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-sponsored carnival held at a secret location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, on Thursday night, just hours bef...
2019-06-07 23:45

Virginia 63, Auburn 62 | Final Four: N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
2019-05-21 15:45

Spotify's album pre-save feature lets record labels follow artists for you Spotify is the largest music streaming platform in the world, with over 100 million subscribers as of Q2 2019.Part of its appeal is down to the streaming giant's inclusion of user-friendly features within the mobile and desktop apps – one...
2019-06-28 12:45

This incredible offer of three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents ends June 30th Spotify has been emailing anyone who’s interested to let them know, but just in case you weren’t aware of the current trial offer which is about to run out — the streaming giant is once again offering a three-month trial for its pre...
2019-06-18 05:30

Spotify finally adds long-requested feature to its Android app with minimal fanfare To fend off increasingly aggressive competition from the likes of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Deezer, the global leader of the music streaming industry is constantly trying new things, going so far as testing in-house hardware that could allow it to c...
2019-05-27 12:15

Save 50% On Apple's Official Apple Watch Bands, In the Colors of Your Choice Low key the best part aspect of the Apple Watch is how easy it is to swap out bands at will. It takes about five seconds, so you can pop a new one on to match your outfit or your activity of choice....
2019-07-11 17:45

Apple CEO Cook doesn't expect China to seek revenge against Apple In the immediate aftermath of Huawei's placement on the U.S. Entity List, there were questions about whether China would retaliate against U.S. companies; after all, being out on the list means that Huawei cannot source parts, components, and softwar...
2019-06-05 20:30

Apple Watch first-year sales were a failure: 10 million units sold, while Apple had planned for 40 mil Jony Ive, the famed Apple designer behind iconic products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, is leaving the company and his departure seems to have opened a can of worms, stirring suspicion that Apple's design team is left dispirited and the company is ...
2019-07-01 09:45

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google and Facebook, which offer similar services but sell your personal information to advertisers and third...
2019-06-05 18:45

| Apple shows off Apple TV+ video service, taking on Netflix The service, called Apple Arcade, will be integrated into the App Store and will include more than 100 games exclusive to the service and Apple’s platform....
2019-05-22 03:45

iPhone upgrades? I dread going to the Apple Store, and that's a problem for Apple David Gewirtz readily admits to being a little retail-avoidant, but his experiences at the Apple store are the stuff of legends. He suggests that if Apple were to incorporate a regular trade-in program with its other subscriptions, there has to be a ...
2019-06-18 13:45

Apple has apparently decided to make Apple TV+ the anti-Netflix So many times in tech and even general business journalism, the tendency is to pit a new thing against its closest rival. To measure everything as a kind of tit-for-tat, binary comparison in which one company, product or service wins, and the other d...
2019-07-01 20:30

Apple memo says it will replace some Apple Watch series 3 units with something better If you have an Apple Watch series 3 model that needs to be replaced by Apple, you might be in luck. According to 9to5Mac, the company is apparently running low on the 2017 version of its timepiece; as a result, some Apple customers expecting a brand ...
2019-05-21 16:45

Fox Sports viewership for USWNT final against Netherlands up 22% over men's World Cup final last year Fox Sports released ratings, which revealed USWNT final had a 10.0 overnight metered market rating compared to last year's men's match that drew 8.3.       ...
2019-07-09 01:30

Fox Sports ratings for USWNT final against Netherlands up 20% over men's World Cup final last year Fox Sports released ratings, which revealed USWNT final had a 10.0 overnight metered market rating compared to last year's men's match that drew 8.3.       ...
2019-07-08 19:45

England suffer semi-final heartbreak as New Zealand reach final "Holders Australia will face New Zealand in the netball World Cup final after both emerged victorious from two thrilling semi-finals in Liverpool on Saturday."...
2019-07-21 05:30

Women’s World Cup final ratings beat out 2018 Men’s final The US Women’s National Team’s popularity, it turns out, translates to viewership. The Women’s World Cup final, featuring the USWNT and the Netherlands, drew a 10.0 overnight rating, per Variety, beating out the 2018 men’s fin...
2019-07-08 22:45

Women’s World Cup final ratings surpass last year’s men’s final American television viewers turned out in large numbers to see if the U.S. women’s national soccer team, led by Megan Rapinoe, could bring home the title of world champion. The 2019 Women’s World Cup final Sunday, in which the United States bea...
2019-07-09 06:15

The Women's World Cup final got bigger US TV ratings than the 2018 men's final AP Photo/David Vincent Fox's broadcast of the Women's World Cup final on Sunday was watched by 14.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That's up 22% from last year's broadcast of the men's final. Sunday's game is the most watched soccer telecast...
2019-07-10 11:45

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
2019-07-17 20:30

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting t...
2019-06-27 22:15

N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
2019-05-23 00:01

Fantasy owners must not be afraid to get rid of big-name vets Baseball is a young man’s game. Thirty years ago, a baseball player’s physical prime years were between 27-32. Rookie call-ups were usually 23-24 years old and, after a few seasons of cutting their teeth in the big leagues, were ready for their break...
2019-06-09 10:15

Why Deshaun Watson will be fantasy's No. 1 QB in 2019 Patrick Mahomes is sure to be the first QB taken in fantasy leagues this year, but there is evidence to explain why the Texans QB is the better choice....
2019-06-21 02:15

Rookie call-ups could put your fantasy team over the top On the heels of yet another set of successful minor league call-ups, this time in the form of Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez and Marlins pitcher Zac Gallen, fantasy baseball owners should already be looking ahead to the next wave. Acquiring proven ...
2019-06-23 10:30

The first-half fantasy baseball All-Stars The baseball season is about to reach the intermission of yet another roller-coaster year in which we have seen superstars take their abilities to new highs (and lows), unheralded players taking center stage to provide incredible fantasy value and ro...
2019-07-07 06:30

After Game of Thrones, what's the next must-see fantasy epic? The TV version of George RR Martin’s series has given many their first taste of the genre. Which books deserve the next big-budget take to sustain the spell?By now, the dust has settled and the final occupant of the Iron Throne has ascended to their ...
2019-05-21 15:00

There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July This list is HUGE. It’s a literary MONSTER. And it is filled with space adventures, supernatural encounters, fantasy quests, dystopian near-futures, folklore beasties, robots, dragons, aliens, time travelers, and so much more. Fair warning: After you...
2019-07-02 07:30

A’s Liam Hendriks is quick fantasy fix that may be so much more At this time of the year, outside of a sure-thing prospect making his big league debut, it is unlikely you’re going to find the perfect player to help your fantasy team on the waiver wires. You can, however, pick up a player to get a quick boost in c...
2019-06-30 04:00

These Manhattan apartments come with fantasy pools You don’t have to leave Manhattan to make a splash: Several luxury city listings now promise fantastical pool features. The 13,000-square-foot, eight-bedroom, 13-bathroom townhouse at 118 East 76th St. has all the trappings of Upper East Side splendo...
2019-07-06 08:15

Apple Man Has Words For Non-Apple Men and Women Apple and CEO Tim Cook have always branded the company as fundamentally different from its competitors on privacy. iOS devices collect and use less data on their users than companies like Google and are generally considered more secure than their An...
2019-06-17 04:15

Clippers are really obvious about their Kawhi Leonard fantasy The Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes have jumped the shark a full month before even starting. Even as Leonard has led the Raptors to the NBA Finals, other teams still seem to be acting in full belief that he won’t be re-signing in Toronto. And they...
2019-05-31 00:15

Fantasy owners must always keep bullpen factor in mind One of the most common misconceptions you find in fantasy baseball is that bullpens are all about the saves and holds. Yes, those two statistics are often found as categories in both standard roto and head-to-head leagues, but if you’re only looking ...
2019-05-26 05:30

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the sta...
2019-07-14 08:30

The Fantasy Utility Vehicle: A $300,000 Nostalgia Trip Would you drop $300k on that 4x4 you craved in high school? Automotive artisans are retrofitting classic off-roaders—from Ford Broncos to Toyota Land Cruisers—with cutting-edge engineering and prices that cut deep...
2019-06-28 00:45

Fantasy owners should be wary when it comes to rookie pitchers When Albert Pujols burst onto the scene from virtual obscurity in 2001, fantasy baseball owners’ quests to find the next big thing began to rapidly climb the priority list on draft day. When Mike Trout emerged as the can’t-miss, must-have rookie in 2...
2019-06-02 08:30

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for mo...
2019-06-16 13:15

Bloodroots is a hyper-fast revenge fantasy Bloodroots is so fast. Like really fast. Whoa! It's blowing my mind how fast it is. Indie games are cool, and you aren't cool if you complain. Shut up.Read More...
2019-06-11 05:45

Fantasy Baseball Prospect Call Up: Zac Gallen an immediate must-add? Minor-league breakout Zac Gallen becomes the latest promising arm to get a shot in the Marlins rotation, and he's worth scrambling to pick up on waivers....
2019-06-19 20:30

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
2019-06-05 02:45

Factbox: Blood and treasure or fantasy - What is the UK-U.S. 'special relationship'? Britain's so-called special relationship with the United States was one of the most enduring alliances of the 20th century, though Brexit and the presidency of Donald Trump have raised questions about its future....
2019-06-03 10:15

Valentino and Undercover Discuss the “Dark Fantasy” of Their Collaboration Ahead of their shows today, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and Undercover's Jun Takahashi explain their series of collaborations—and their very sweet friendship....
2019-06-19 21:30

The overlooked catcher fantasy owners should start immediately Catchers have a tendency of being the fantasy equivalent of setting up auto payments with your bank — you set up the payment to be taken care of automatically, so you don’t have to worry or think about it, and you only are notified when something goe...
2019-07-21 08:45

Queen’s Wish: The Conqueror interview — Jeff Vogel wants you to be a fantasy CEO Spiderweb Software designer Jeff Vogel's upcoming Queen's Wish: The Conqueror is a role-playing game in his old-school style -- with a big twist.Read More...
2019-06-04 20:30

Navigating fantasy baseball’s trade-deadline dilemmas One of the keys to being a successful GM in fantasy baseball is to have the ability to examine the landscape of reality baseball and make roster moves according to what you believe the reality GMs are going to do. The trade deadline is rapidly approa...
2019-07-21 08:45

Rangers’ Mike Minor comes with plenty of fantasy red flags The first chapter of this season’s fantasy baseball choose-your-own-adventure gamebook is over. Some managed to find the path that has them at the top of the mountain looking down at everyone below, smiling an evil grin thinking they’re going to be a...
2019-07-14 08:30

Nathan Eovaldi could provide boost to your fantasy bullpen For many fantasy baseball owners, the All-Star break provides a respite from the daily grind of managing your roster. It might be just three days off, but after three months of hardcore dedication, those 72 hours feel like a 10-day vacation in Hawaii...
2019-07-07 06:30

1,000 fantasy football experts just held a draft. Here’s what you can learn. Results from the ninth installment of the Scott Fish Bowl league show that, when it comes to these players, the public is out of step with the fantasy industry's latest thinking....
2019-07-19 15:15

Fantasy Football: Five teams set to pass more in 2019; five ready to run Ben Gretch continues a review of his projections, discussing five teams set to pass more in 2019 and five likely to run more, plus the Fantasy implications of those shifts....
2019-05-30 22:15

Fantasy Football: Five underrated rookies to target this year Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
2019-05-22 14:30

Cubs’ Craig Kimbrel comes with a fantasy warning label The wait is finally over! The Cubs have their closer! Pedro Strop, who is 1-2 with a 4.63 ERA and 1.03 WHIP, returned from the injured list Tuesday to pitch a scoreless ninth to pick up his fifth save in seven chances, and first since May 4. OK, fine...
2019-06-09 10:15

OJ Simpson asks fantasy football question on Twitter Since O.J. Simpson joined Twitter over the weekend he declared he has “got a little getting even to do” and reportedly threatened a parody account with knife emojis....
2019-06-19 06:15

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. W...
2019-06-30 14:30

RJ Barrett is now hinting at Knicks fantasy: ‘New York is my favorite’ LOS ANGELES — RJ Barrett said all the right things, but you could sense he can’t wait to become a Knick. “It would be a lot of fun, definitely, playing in the Garden, those bright lights and they have so much history,’’ the Duke swingman said Tuesday...
2019-05-29 06:30

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford thro...
2019-07-17 21:45

How to draft a fantasy football team in nine easy steps New to fantasy football or just making sure you're doing things correctly? Follow these nine important steps to assemble the best roster possible on draft day....
2019-07-12 01:45

2019 fantasy football handcuffs: Austin Ekeler among top options Which players are worth drafting to handcuff your best starters? Mike Clay breaks down each team's backfield and pegs the top options at WR, TE and QB....
2019-07-17 23:15

Wildlands may be the slickest, simplest fantasy skirmish game ever made Enlarge (credit: Osprey Games) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Miniature battle games have been around as long as the tabletop hobby itse...
2019-05-21 18:45

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, The Bachelorette is definitely......
2019-07-16 13:45

Katie Taylor says showdown with Claressa Shields is a ‘fantasy fight’ In her own words, Katie Taylor explains why she has no interest in jumping up in weight for the sake of her legacy as she prepares for unification in New York The post Katie Taylor says showdown with Claressa Shields is a ‘fantasy fight’ ...
2019-06-01 07:00

Gorgeous fantasy adventure Sea of Solitude is coming to the PS4, Xbox One and PC on July 5, EA and J Gorgeous fantasy adventure Sea of Solitude is coming to the PS4, Xbox One and PC on July 5, EA and Jo-Mei Games announced today. The game follows Kay, who navigates an abandoned, underground city and its huge, red-eyed monsters....
2019-05-28 17:15

Fantasy Baseball: Closer trade candidates and their potential replacements Trying to figure out who will emerge or remain as closers through trade season? Paul Mammino employs his ADRIEP model to help him find those answers....
2019-06-11 19:15

Nets’ Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving fantasy is happening Kyrie Irving will be joining Kevin Durant in New York. Just not the borough everyone expected. Irving and Brooklyn had been linked for quite some time, and just before NBA free agency opened Sunday, ESPN reported the two sides will agree to a four-ye...
2019-06-30 23:45

Fantasy Football: Five under-the-radar rookie sleepers to target in 2019 Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
2019-05-23 23:15

8 things To Know About Valentino's Fantasy-Laden AW19 Couture Show From the extra-terrestrial flower headdresses to Lauren Hutton's inimitable walk, this is everything you need to know about Pierpaolo Piccioli's latest fashion extravaganza...
2019-07-03 23:45

Play Eurosport's Fantasy Tennis game for the second Grand Slam of the year "The second Grand Slam of the year is upon us, so sign up for the Eurosport Fantasy Tennis game, pick your team, join a league, and invite your friends."...
2019-05-23 23:15

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Why I was wrong to doubt Damien Williams Jamey Eisenberg originally had Damien Williams as a bust candidate earlier this offseason. He's come around on Williams as someone to target on Draft Day....
2019-07-11 17:45

Fantasy Football: D'Onta Foreman, Benny Snell among sleeper targets D'Onta Foreman of the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Benny Snell are among the top sleeper running backs in fantasy football this season, according to UPI's Al Butler....
2019-07-02 20:45

Fantasy Baseball: 10 players we can't figure out, led by Jake Odorizzi and Aaron Nola With the many statistical advancements made over the years, it's rarely a mystery why players perform the way they do. But these 10 have Scott White baffled....
2019-06-04 18:45

Unicorns gobble garbage in the first trailer for Pixar's new suburban fantasy, Onward Although Toy Story 4 is getting all the press right now, Pixar still pushes steadily forward with its occasional bursts of original IP. Sometimes that works out (hey, Inside Out, Coco, and the first 10 minutes of Up), and sometimes it definitively do...
2019-05-31 16:15

Eurosport launches Fantasy Tennis game for Roland Garros – play here! "The second Grand Slam of the year is upon us, so sign up for the Eurosport Fantasy Tennis game, pick your team, join a league, and invite your friends."...
2019-05-25 20:15

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Nick Pivetta shows his potential — again The highs have always been high, but Nick Pivetta gave us reason to believe there might have been some changes made for the better Sunday, Chris Towers says....
2019-06-03 09:30

Fantasy Baseball: Grade the trade mailbag helps you find the right deal Jose Ramirez is one of the more confounding players in Fantasy in 2019. We've got a few deals featuring him to sort through, plus more of your questions...
2019-06-05 17:45

Fantasy Football: Davante Adams expects MVP season for Aaron Rodgers Adams also said he's the best wide receiver in the NFL. Jamey Eisenberg spoke with the confident Adams this offseason and looks at his Fantasy Football outlook for 2019....
2019-05-31 19:15

Trump’s race fantasy is clear: the US as home for whites fleeing Europe | Zoe Williams ‘Go home’ he says to Democrat congresswomen. Meanwhile, on this side of the Atlantic, he tries to stoke fears about Muslims“Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came?” Donald Trump wondered,...
2019-07-15 21:15

It’s Harry Potter meets Megan Abbott in fantasy noir Magic For Liars In Sarah Gailey’s debut novel, Magic For Liars, twin sisters Ivy and Tabitha Gamble grow apart after Tabitha is admitted to an elite boarding school and returns a very different person. As Ivy narrates, “Her long hair—used to be plain old ‘dark brown...
2019-06-04 07:30

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Strength of schedule projections for all 32 teams Who's got an easy schedule in 2019? Whose September might make you rethink putting your trust in them? Dave Richard crunches the numbers to rank every team's 2019 schedule....
2019-07-09 04:45

Fantasy Baseball: Is Craig Kimbrel signing with Cubs a sure-fire path to relevance? Hasty build-ups following delayed signings haven't always turned out so well for the pitchers who followed that path, but Craig Kimbrel is no ordinary pitcher, our Scott White writes....
2019-06-06 14:15

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
2019-05-27 12:15

Fantasy Football: Amari Cooper now 'main vein' of Dallas' passing attack Amari Cooper's Fantasy value improved after being traded to the Cowboys last season. Jamey Eisenberg caught up with Cooper this offseason and looks at his outlook for 2019....
2019-05-24 20:45

Fantasy Football Busts 2.0: Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown among those set to disappoint Jamey Eisenberg updates his list of players to avoid in Busts 2.0, naming 12 guys you should take off your draft list in 2019, including a trio of future Hall of Fame former teammates....
2019-06-07 19:15

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 include Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
2019-05-24 19:15

Fantasy Football: Aaron Rodgers vows to throw more passes to Davante Adams Davante Adams was tied for the second-most targets in the league last season, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants to throw his way even more in 2019....
2019-06-06 18:15

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Running backs still lead the way in three-receiver league Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the results of our latest 12-team PPR mock draft, which has three receivers in the starting lineup. Despite that, one manager drafted Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb and Leonard Fournette with his first three picks....
2019-07-10 07:30

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
2019-07-03 15:45

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
2019-06-05 18:30

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's currently on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price...
2019-05-23 19:15

Fantasy Football: Five big NFC questions highlighted by projections include Ezekiel Elliott and Todd Gurley Ben Gretch reviews some big questions he came across in the NFC after doing his projections, including thoughts on Ezekiel Elliott, Todd Gurley and more....
2019-06-11 19:15

Fantasy Baseball: Midseason plate discipline leaderboard, featuring Cavan Biggio, Max Kepler Ariel Cohen breaks down swing and contact rates on pitches inside and outside the zone to identify some hitters to target in the second half of the season....
2019-07-05 20:30

Fantasy Football: Five big AFC questions highlighted by projections include Damien Williams and Josh Jacobs Ben Gretch reviews some big questions he came across in the NFC after doing his projections, including thoughts on Damien Williams, Josh Jacobs and more....
2019-06-12 23:00

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Comparing QB and skill position ADP to find the next Patrick Mahomes Ben Gretch plots quarterback Average Draft Positions against the skill position players on their teams to find situations to target in Fantasy drafts....
2019-07-16 19:45

Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters highlighted by Ian Desmond, Oscar Mercado With a series in London and a series in Colorado, Week 14 is fit for some interesting lineup decision. Scott White offers a few hitters who might help....
2019-06-24 02:30

Fantasy Baseball: Six delayed breakouts you should absolutely buy into, beginning with Lucas Giolito and Brandon Woodruff Not every 2019 breakout was evident the first week of the season. These six didn't find their form until May. Scott White explains why they're legit....
2019-06-03 18:15

Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Ian Desmond, Oscar Mercado With a series in London and a series in Colorado, Week 14 is fit for some interesting lineup decision. Scott White offers a few hitters who might help....
2019-06-22 07:30

Fantasy Baseball: Latest H2H trade values chart shows Jose Ramirez losing ground in the top 200 It's taken a while, but Jose Ramirez is finally beginning to slide down the rankings. And it could speed up from here, says Scott White, who assigns a trade value to each of his top 200....
2019-05-22 19:30

Fantasy Football: OTA headlines with Lions front and center; plus Anthony Miller, D'Onta Foreman, Pats, FFT and more It seems there's always Fantasy Football news as we near mandatory minicamps and the NFL's pre-camp vacation time. Let's start with headlines in Detroit....
2019-05-31 05:00

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
2019-06-03 01:30

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
2019-06-01 00:45

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 mark Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier....
2019-06-10 16:45

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Ketel Marte, Max Kepler Those who play in dynasty leagues are used to having a steadier hand, well aware of the long-term repercussions that come with overreacting. But Scott White thinks these players' values have changed for the good....
2019-07-03 16:30

Fantasy Baseball: Latest prospect call-up Brendan McKay hindered by role questions, but not talent The Rays are calling up top pitching prospect Brendan McKay, who just so happens to be a two-way player. It's mostly good news, says Scott White, but there are some potential complications....
2019-06-28 08:45

Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Danny Santana, Hunter Pence The Rangers picked a fine time to have favorable matchups, what with the return of Hunter Pence and emergence of Danny Santana. Scott White shares his top hitters for Week 18....
2019-07-20 17:30

Fantasy Baseball Week 16 Preview: Top 10 sleeper pitchers include Dinelson Lamet, Danny Duffy Whether your league is going with the extra short four-day scoring period or extra long 11-day scoring period coming out of the break, Scott White has some sleeper recommendations....
2019-07-11 17:45

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 identify Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier and Cal Quantrill....
2019-06-07 22:45

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
2019-06-04 18:45

'Suits' unveils final season, 'Pearson' spinoff and some final words for Meghan Markle 'Suits' opens its final season nodding to star-turned-duchess Meghan Markle's character, as Gina Torres brings back Jessica in spinoff 'Pearson.'        ...
2019-07-18 10:15

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Priority list for Week 14 starts with Scooter Gennett, Liam Hendricks Looking for an edge in Week 14 and beyond? Check out the top 10 players to prioritize on waivers, along with one bonus star nearing a return from injury who might still be out there....
2019-06-24 02:30

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Will Jose Leclerc emerge as closer again? Is Mychal Givens falling out of the saves mix? Jose Leclerc may be deserving of a pickup in Fantasy, but what about Ty Buttrey or Scott Oberg? Scott White looks at the latest bullpen developments....
2019-05-27 17:45

The best music of 2019 so far Just six months into a great year in music, we’ve seen strange, galactic records from R&B innovators Solange and Flying Lotus. In the crowded field of hip-hop, emerging talents like Denzel Curry, Little Simz, and Zelooperz have separated from the...
2019-06-22 16:45

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings identify Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
2019-06-01 00:45

Fantasy Baseball Midseason Top 25 Prospects: Bo Bichette, Jesus Luzardo may be closer, but Wander Franco holds top spot in rankings Between promotions, injuries, risers and fallers, the prospect landscape has changed a bit in half a season's time. Scott White unveils new rankings, focusing on those who have yet to reach the majors....
2019-07-04 18:15

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Dallas Keuchel's deal with the Braves, emerging saves sources and struggling aces The Dallas Keuchel deal dominated headlines on a day when Max Kepler hit three home runs and Trevor Bauer, Patrick Corbin, and Caleb Smith all continued to struggle. Scott White looks at winners and losers....
2019-06-07 17:45

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings highlight Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
2019-06-03 01:30

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor the latest prospects getting the call Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
2019-05-24 19:15

Go-go music, gentrification collide in DC Fans of go-go music in a historically black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. say changing demographics and gentrification are threating the pulsating sounds that have echoed across their streets for years. (May 30)       &#...
2019-05-30 12:45

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
2019-07-02 22:45

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.        ...
2019-05-23 17:15

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking Dylan Cease alongside other incoming starting pitcher prospects, like Brendan McKay and Adbert Alzolay Dylan Cease is set for his big-league debut, but he's just the latest pitching prospect to get the call, with several others projected to arrive soon. Scott White...
2019-07-02 16:30

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones t...
2019-06-18 16:30

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign ...
2019-07-04 09:30

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous...
2019-06-07 05:45

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple p...
2019-07-08 22:30

Not OK, computer: how it feels to have your music leaked When Radiohead were held to ransom by hackers, they shrugged and put 18 hours of unheard material online for free. But for other artists, having music leaked can be devastating In 1997, Radiohead imagined a future in which technological dependency an...
2019-06-17 09:15

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
2019-06-03 11:30

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was doing things like handing out unsolicited legal advice or defending Trump or accosting homeless Russi...
2019-06-04 07:30

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
2019-05-23 12:45

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — including physical injuries. “Last tour, I sprained my ankle and messed up my Achilles as well a year...
2019-06-21 06:15

Why Fans Think Adele Is About to Release New Music Rumor has it! Adele fans are speculating that their favorite singer is about to drop new music, as soon as TOMORROW! It's been four years since the Grammy winner released an album,......
2019-06-21 02:15

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (whi...
2019-05-25 02:15

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
2019-05-24 15:30

Translating proteins into music, and back Want to create a brand new type of protein that might have useful properties? No problem. Just hum a few bars. In a surprising marriage of science and art, researchers at MIT have developed a system for converting the molecular structures of prote...
2019-06-27 20:30

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJsThe beaches, tidal islands, woodlands and coastal paths of the Gower will play host to this music a...
2019-05-22 15:30

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Is the third-year receiver theory still relevant? JuJu Smith-Schuster and Kenny Golladay lead the class Jamey Eisenberg looks at third-year receivers for 2019, including stars like JuJu Smith-Schuster and Kenny Golladay, as well as potential breakouts in Chris Godwin, Cooper Kupp and Mike Williams...
2019-06-28 03:00

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
2019-05-23 09:30

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing director explains how that works....
2019-06-22 00:30

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
2019-06-07 01:45

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
2019-07-09 09:45

Jay-Z has made five times more money from booze than music This week, Forbes declared that Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire—to be precise, he has “accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion,” thanks to a “steadily growing kingdom [that is] expansive, encompassing li...
2019-06-07 01:45

Only Beyoncé Could Pull Off This Music Video Location Beyoncé continues to set the bar for music video locations. The star, who unforgettably shot her and Jay-Z's "Apes--t" video at the Louvre in Paris, was spotted on......
2019-07-11 20:15

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
2019-06-19 22:45

Charlie Daniels says he's not a fan of new country music: 'I can't tell one song from another' Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band performed for the "Fox & Friends" All-American Summer Concert Series on Friday, and gave his opinion on some of the new country music hitting the charts. ...
2019-06-21 22:45

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding music laid over them. I am 100 percent here for it....
2019-06-15 18:45

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 As TV displays get slimmer and slimmer, their built-in speakers tend to be lacking. Let's face it, even the best Samsung TV could use an external speaker system – and that's why we've round up the very best soundbars on the mark...
2019-07-02 15:45

The Best Classical Music Streaming Service Is Idagio Listening to classical music is a bit different from listening to modern pop music. The music is built differently—most recordings aren’t performed by their composers, and there’s rarely one definitive recording of a piece. Multiple works are often r...
2019-06-29 02:45

Why It Still Matters Which Music Streaming Service You Sign Up For Take a look at the music streaming services of the moment and you’d be forgiven for not seeing any major differences: They all offer access to around 50 million tracks on demand, they all give you recommended mixes of music, they all let you sync tun...
2019-06-04 23:45

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam audio to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.Respected Apple blog Macotakara has the story, via s...
2019-05-27 22:45

Zac Brown tells haters to 'f--- off' after CMT Music Awards win Zac Brown, of the country band of with the same name, had a strong message for his haters when his group won video of the year at the CMT Music Awards....
2019-06-06 09:45

Oversharing: how Napster nearly killed the music industry Twenty years ago, the idea of free music was so compelling that up to 80m users downloaded Napster and broke the law. The aftershocks are still being felt todayJune 1999, and the music industry is rolling in cash. Bloated by the vast profits of the C...
2019-06-01 08:45

Listening to Music Before Getting Anesthesia Can Help You Stay Calm A dose of music might be enough to calm your worries before certain medical procedures. According to a new study out this week, patients who listened to music before having anesthesia injected into them had their level of anxiety lowered as much as t...
2019-07-20 02:30

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been canceled. On Tuesday, Oro Valley Music Festival posted a statement on their Facebook page saying there ...
2019-06-07 03:45

YouTube Music app will soon let you automatically download up to 500 songs Google has given YouTube Music's Offline Mixtape feature a huge overhaul, enabling it to download up to 500 tracks for offline listening rather than the current 100.The new feature is called Smart Downloads, according to Android Central, and wil...
2019-06-28 12:45

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous promotions, this one seems to be available worldwide, so no matter where you live, you should be able to ...
2019-06-28 18:45

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
2019-06-07 08:30

How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s latest Canary build. When enabled, users can play, pause, and skip/rewind audio and video content directl...
2019-07-08 22:30

Create a Music Playlist for a Loved One With Dementia Watching a loved one decline from dementia can be an awful, isolating and hopeless experience. But even while a patient loses cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering and reasoning—they may remain connected to their love of music....
2019-06-21 03:45

‘Yesterday’ proves The Beatles’ music is as timeless as ever Paul is dead! In director Danny Boyle’s clever new comedy, “Yesterday,” that famous hoax is actually sorta true. A man wakes up after a bike accident during a blackout to discover a world where all submarines are gray, blackbirds sing in the afternoo...
2019-06-28 05:30

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
2019-07-06 22:30

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
2019-05-22 16:45

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
2019-05-31 15:30

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
2019-06-19 16:30

How Music Stars Became Fashion's Most Bankable Collaborators You can now stream Rihanna's music via Spotify, dress in her Fenty tailored denim, buy her cosmetics at Harvey Nichols and sleep in her Savage x Fenty pyjamas...
2019-05-29 11:45

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre’s discerning listeners....
2019-06-24 00:30

Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: Is Todd Gurley no longer a Round 1 or Round 2 pick? Todd Gurley's mysterious knee problem has sent his Fantasy stock to places we'd never thought we'd see it. Dave Richard says there's still more room for him to fall....
2019-06-05 00:15

Taylor Swift Is "Grossed Out" That Scooter Braun Will Now Own Her Music Celebrity music manager Scooter Braun, who famously reps Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, is set to soon own Taylor Swift's entire music catalogue. Swift says in a scathing Tumblr......
2019-07-01 05:15

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political plot” by an “enemy” who is “trying different ways to create anxiety among the people.”...
2019-05-23 05:45

Goldman CEO David Solomon to DJ at Tomorrowland music festival Goldman Sachs honcho David Solomon has scored a slot to DJ at Tomorrowland — a decadent European dance-music festival known for its undulating throngs of naked, sweaty, drug-fueled revelers. Solomon — who took the CEO job at Goldman last October from...
2019-06-15 16:30

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped coll...
2019-05-24 08:30

Bjorn Again kick off music at sun-drenched Glastonbury Festival Abba-tribute act Bjorn Again opened Glastonbury Festival's famous Pyramid Stage in hot sunshine as organizers encouraged festival goers to put on sunscreen and drink plenty of water....
2019-06-28 15:30

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
2019-06-15 21:15

Organelle M is a portable and endlessly hackable music ‘computer’ Critter & Guitari has been pumping out interesting musical devices since at least 2008. But a few years ago the company streamlined its selection of instruments to focus on two products: the ETC video synthesizer and the Organelle music com......
2019-07-16 19:15

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
2019-05-23 00:01

CMT Music Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List Get your cowboy hats and boots ready, because the 2019 CMT Music Awards are here. This year's show is set to be one of the biggest nights of music for 2019, with plenty of......
2019-06-05 20:15

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Watch official music videos fro...
2019-06-05 04:30

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
2019-05-21 15:30

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt cl...
2019-07-19 10:00

Four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99/99p is the best Prime Day deal yet The Prime Day deals are almost here and to celebrate Amazon is offering a fantastic one that's exclusively for Prime members. For a limited time, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. Th...
2019-07-07 17:45

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners LONDON (AP) — Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom — but instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion. Guitarist Jonny Greenwood tweeted that about 18 hour...
2019-06-11 14:30

Country Music Crosses the Pond in Wild Rose Country music may have flowered in the U.S., but its roots–including fiddle tunes and ballads from the British Isles, many of them songs about lost loves and premature death–lie on the other side of an ocean. That’s why the premise ...
2019-06-20 18:30

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival, but organizers said they were pursuing a new location....
2019-06-11 10:45

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are pa...
2019-06-28 16:15

Karaoke is coming to Teslas, and a music streaming service could be on the way If super-tough arcade games and driving sims aren't enough to keep you busy while your car is charging, Tesla has announced even more goodies for its dashboard toy box.Its cars already include a drawing app, Sketchpad, that lets drivers keep the...
2019-07-01 11:30

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You ...
2019-06-21 04:45

Tribeca loft where music legends recorded lists for $7M An apartment steeped in musical history at Tribeca’s American Thread Building is on the market for $7 million. The listing was first reported by 6sqft. Part of the sprawling 3,800-square-foot unit, at 260 Broadway, was once the Duplex Sound Studio, a...
2019-05-23 04:30

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
2019-06-11 02:45

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates comi...
2019-05-30 05:30

Chance The Rapper and more new music we can’t wait to hear in July Although July is often a quiet month for new music, hip-hop won’t be following suit over the next few weeks: New albums from Chance The Rapper, Maxo Kream, Big K.R.I.T., Kool Keith, and Westside Gunn are on their way, not to mention any surprise rele...
2019-07-01 16:15

Ontario’s Roxodus music festival cancelled, organizers say The organizers of the event, which boasted a lineup with Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Nickelback, and Lynyrd Skynyrd announced the cancellation of the four-day show Wednesday morning....
2019-07-03 19:30

Muro is a retro-style cylinder music box you control with an app The light twinkle of an old-fashioned cylinder music box evokes many things: nostalgia, childhood memories, sometimes even horror (they are a trope in scary movie soundtracks). Most music boxes play one tune, but with the Muro Box, which exhibited at...
2019-05-31 19:45

Outrage over Arizona man who killed teen for listening to rap music A white Arizona man is accused of stabbing a black 17-year-old for listening to rap music in a cold-blooded murder that is now provoking outrage online in response to the suspect’s mental illness defense. Michael Adams, 27, was charged with the...
2019-07-08 23:00

HomePod will support multiple users and music handoffs Apple just addressed some of the complaints about the HomePod in one fell swoop. A future update to the smart speaker will bring multiple major upgrades, most notably support for multiple users. Like its rivals, it can recognize who's speaking a...
2019-06-03 20:45

Richard Ashcroft: Grime has 'rewritten the blueprint' for music Richard Ashcroft has spoken about his love of grime music, saying acts in the genre have "rewritten the blueprint" for UK music in the last few years....
2019-05-25 14:45

'Hitman 2' music-themed update weaponizes a violin Hitman 2 has had its share of unusual updates and events, but its latest may be particularly appealing if you're music-minded. IO Interactive has outlined a July roadmap with a string of music-themed activities, most notably the "I'm With ...
2019-07-03 23:00

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money ...
2019-06-08 19:30

Gamers Prepare to Play Music-Festival Stage Music and videogames will converge at the new Metarama festival in Las Vegas this fall, the latest confluence of two industries looking to bank off the booming live-entertainment business....
2019-06-19 16:45

Music Row added to list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Trust for Historic Preservation says it has named Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, to its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The trust says in a statement that Music Row plays a cri...
2019-05-30 14:45

Ed Sheeran is UK's most-played artist of 2018 despite not releasing any music Ed Sheeran tops chart for second year running, with Britons making up nine of top 10 most-played artistsEd Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK in 2018, topping the chart for the second year running despite not releasing any new music last ye...
2019-06-10 12:45

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in...
2019-06-27 19:30

Carrie Underwood wins big at 2019 CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood was the star of Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, taking home top honors -- Video of the Year for her song "Cry Pretty" and Female Video of the Year for "Love Wins."...
2019-06-06 21:45

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and superstars such as Paul McCartney and Prince have felt its sting....
2019-07-02 01:30

U.S. Woodstock 50 music festival loses site in New York Watkins Glen International, the owners of the planned site in upstate New York for the Woodstock 50 festival, said on Monday they would no longer be hosting it, the latest setback for the troubled three-day event....
2019-06-10 23:15

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It? Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity. That was the conclusion of a study published earlier this year in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology that examined the effect of different types of background mus...
2019-07-16 13:15

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unifi...
2019-07-03 16:30

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music company. The company today announced a slew of upgrades, including access to customized music stations...
2019-07-11 03:45

3 killed in helicopter crash near Arkansas music festival Authorities say three people were killed and one was injured when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in the Ozark Mountains in western Arkansas...
2019-06-03 22:45

Descendants 3 Sneak Peek: It's Good to Be Bad in New Music Video Hey, did you hear? It's now good to be bad. That's the vibe we're getting from our exclusive look behind-the-scenes of Descendants 3's new music video for the song......
2019-05-31 00:45

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
2019-06-10 18:30

This Subaru WRX Plays Initial D Eurobeat Music When You Step on the Gas Japanese car enthusiast and apparent technophile Stan LeJay has a Subaru GC8 with a few tuner mods, but the most interesting by far is his home-made infotainment system that cranks Initial D Eurobeat music when the throttle opens up. Hilarity ensues....
2019-06-28 16:30

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema....
2019-05-22 17:30

Everything You Missed in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Taylor Swift has released her star-studded "You Need to Calm Down" music video...and we're breaking down all of her hidden clues! On Monday morning, the Grammy winner debuted......
2019-06-17 20:00

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Prospects Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay get the call; Aaron Nola, Edwin Diaz highlight winners and losers Big day for prospects, with Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay reportedly on their way to the majors. Bad day for closers, with Edwin Diaz, Wade Davis getting blown up. Scott White breaks it all down....
2019-06-28 16:30

Jo Brand sparks anger by sharing her 'fantasy' of battery acid being thrown over politicians instead of milkshakes Comedian Jo Brand has sparked anger after she joked about her 'fantasy' that politicians should have battery acid thrown at them instead of milkshakes....
2019-06-12 23:15

YouTube Music now lets you switch between audio and video with ease YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running u...
2019-07-19 10:45

The Masked Singer set to haunt the U.K. with fantastical visions of music mediocrity Ensuring that soon, no D-list British celebrity with a minor modicum of singing talent will be safe (from the opportunity to pull a paycheck for at least a couple of weeks), THR reports tonight that The Masked Singer will soon be coming to U.K. shore...
2019-06-01 18:30

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or in...
2019-07-19 01:30

Elite Beat Agents Is About Saving The World With Music And Dance The world is in ruin, relationships are in tatters, and dreams are being crushed. How to help all these people? According to Elite Beat Agents, it’s through the power of love- er, music....
2019-06-24 05:45

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and the estates of Tom Petty and Tupac Shakur say UMG failed to protect recordings and must share money from insurance and legal claims....
2019-06-22 04:15

Sheryl Crow: All my original music destroyed in 'apocalyptic' fire Sheryl Crow has confirmed the master tapes of her hit albums Tuesday Night Music Club and The Globe Sessions were among those destroyed in a fire 11 years ago....
2019-06-28 00:15

Sony's 230-Walkman exhibit celebrates 40 years of a music icon To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Walkman sold (the TPS-L2, naturally), Sony is showing off the history of the portable music player in central Tokyo. It will run across the summer, through until September 1st, with writers and experts o...
2019-07-03 23:00

Amazon Music coming to Comcast's Xfinity X1 and Flex services Comcast has just confirmed it has come to an agreement with Amazon for the distribution of its music streaming service through its Xfinity X1 set-top box. The move is not a total surprise considering Comcast added Amazon Prime Video to the X1 series ...
2019-06-21 03:45

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
2019-06-20 15:00

My My My! It's Troye Sivan's Birthday and We Can't Stop Watching His Best Music Videos PSA: Troye Sivan turns 24 years old today and he's already done more than us mere mortals have done with many more years. In 23 years thus far, the birthday boy has managed to dabble......
2019-06-05 20:15

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the compan...
2019-05-21 19:15

Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91 She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incomparable.”...
2019-07-10 02:45

Beatport's streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir...
2019-05-23 04:15

Joao Gilberto, pioneer of bossa nova music, dead at 88 With his unique playing style and modern jazz influences, Gilberto created the beat that defined bossa nova, helping launch the genre with his song “Bim-Bom.”...
2019-07-07 07:00

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-06-09 21:30

Early Prime Day deal: get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99 / 99p While Prime Day 2019 is still weeks away, Amazon is offering a rare promotion right now exclusively for Prime members. Starting today, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. The music streaming se...
2019-06-29 20:30

Farewell then, iTunes, and thanks for saving the music industry from itself | John Naughton Apple’s announcement that it is to close the software is a reminder of its role in reconciling music and the internetLast Monday, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company’s head of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced that ...
2019-06-09 10:00

Hurdy Gurdy Man: Rock Star of the Medieval Music Scene The hurdy gurdy is a musical instrument, or more precisely, a string instrument, that traces its origin to the Middle Ages of Europe. The hurdy gurdy was initially used to play sacred music, before being adapted to play popular and folk music. ...
2019-07-11 10:00

Big music fest abruptly ended over fraud suspicion, security BRUSSELS (AP) — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B has come to an abrupt end amid security concerns and a fraud investigation. VestiVille was canceled Friday, the start of the three-day event, with thousands of fest...
2019-06-29 18:15

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists...
2019-06-08 12:01

CMT Music Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Country music lovers, this is your night! We're just hours away from the 2019 CMT Music Awards where your favorite singers will come together at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to......
2019-06-06 03:15

Nicki Minaj to headline music festival in Saudi Arabia Saudi government accused of hypocrisy for requiring women attending to wear full-length robe Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudi Arabia, it was announced on Wednesday, as the ultraconservative kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment.The ...
2019-07-03 19:45

The Cookout Playlist: Music Is the Most Important Part of the Celebration (Fight Me) When it heats up outside and the sun shines on you, making that melanin glow even more, you know it’s officially that time—cookout season....
2019-06-07 22:45

McCormick's concept grill plays music based on what you're cooking As someone who won't turn down an invite to a barbecue, the one thing missing in my life is a grill. That's the part about living in New York City that saddens me. So, when McCormick invited me to check out its new concept grill, the SUMR H...
2019-06-21 04:45

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shangri-La.” Named for Rubin’s recording studio above ...
2019-07-12 09:30

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from the hip-hop world. The start of the summer is not...
2019-06-01 18:30

Russell Dickerson reveals his CMT Music Awards red carpet routine Russell Dickerson will soon be attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards, but before the country music singer-songwriter heads to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, he's sharing his red carpet routine with Fox News....
2019-06-05 13:45

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: New features, better price, few sacrifices Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Runners have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Garmin's revamped family of Forerunner smartwatches. Now starting at $199, the Forerunner family contains six devices that should serve all levels of runn...
2019-05-21 16:15

Correction: Helicopter Crash-Music Festival-The Latest story OZARK, Ark. (AP) — In a story June 3 about a helicopter crash that killed three people near a music festival in Arkansas, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the pilot killed. His name was Chuck Dixon, not Chuck Dickson. A corrected ...
2019-06-05 00:45

UK's Roxi Music plans for new product launches as it steps closer to IPO ROXi Music, the makers of the home-based music streaming device ROXi, said it had chosen investment bank Arden Partners as it prepares for an initial public offering in the fourth quarter of 2019....
2019-07-15 02:30

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motor...
2019-06-13 22:15

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion o...
2019-05-25 02:15

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

Your Guide to the References in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video As promised, Taylor Swift released her music video for her new song “You Need to Calm Down” off of her upcoming seventh album Lover on Monday morning, premiering on Good Morning America. Also as promised, the literally sugar-sweet video (...
2019-06-17 23:30

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice crea...
2019-06-14 11:30

Best MP3 Player 2019: TechRadar's guide to the best portable music players MP3 players might not be as popular as they were a decade ago, but that doesn't mean they're outdated technology. In fact, modern MP3 players do a significantly better job at storing your entire music library at a higher bitrate than your 2...
2019-06-17 20:15

All these years later, The Sound Of Music remains one of the world's favorite things Studio executives probably lie awake at night, wishing something like The Sound Of Music would fall into their laps. There was plenty of reason to think the movie might be a success. It had a star, Julie Andrews, who’d just broken out with Mary Poppi...
2019-06-28 16:15

Man fatally stabs teenager listening to rap because he felt ‘threatened’ by music Michael Adams of Arizona allegedly stabbed Elijah al-Amin, 17, in the neck because he said hip-hop music made him feel ‘unsafe’An Arizona man has told authorities that he stabbed a teen to death because he felt “threatened” by the 17-year-old’s hip-h...
2019-07-09 20:15