Last.fm users will now have access to the 20 million songs available on Spotify
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Friday 13 May 2011
Sales of digital music in the UK have hit £1bn since the launch of legal online music services in 2004, with a third of that spent last year alone.
Friday 01 April 2011
Listeners can now search hundreds of radio stations and click to hear their favourite artists through a new "one-stop" online platform.
Thursday 06 January 2011
Music sales tumbled last year despite a rise in digital revenues, highlighting the industry's failure to get to grips with illegal downloading.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Forget the headphones – share your (no doubt) excellent taste in music with the world using the latest generation of speaker systems.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Spotify, the music streaming business that provide listeners with an alternative to piracy, saw losses soar to £16.6m in its latest financial results.
Thursday 02 September 2010
Spotify has signed a deal to take its music-streaming service beyond the PC and into every room in the house, in a move to encourage more customers to pay for a monthly subscription.
Thursday 02 September 2010
Let me guess: another youthful internet mega-star
Friday 25 June 2010
This week’s Spotify playlist has the usual few selections from the Arts & Books Barometer alongside nods to some of the features in today’s paper.
Friday 09 April 2010
OK daddy-o, this week's Spotify playlist is compiled by John Matthew Hall from The Independent's web desk and is full of rockin' doo wop. Enjoy.
Monday 15 March 2010
Songwriters, composers and music publishers received more money in royalties last year, as the growth in digital music sales for the first time offset the decline in traditional CD and DVD formats.
Sunday 31 January 2010
The overwhelming majority of UK home insurance policies do not cover digital music downloads which can be lost in cases of burglary or damage, according to Sainsbury's Bank.
Monday 25 January 2010
Hewlett-Packard, the world's biggest maker of PCs, will launch a digital music service across key European markets today, hoping to benefit from consumers' rising appetite for new types of music download services.
Friday 30 October 2009
This week's Spotify playlist is brought to you courtesy of the nice people at Black Cab Sessions, purveyors of the finest musical performances to be found in the back of a black cab anywhere in London.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Chosen by Daniel Bettridge
Wednesday 22 July 2009
Chosen by Ceiri O'Driscoll
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