Tag: Music Streaming

A Presidential Playlist: Former First Lady Michelle Obama Makes Spotify Playlist for President Obama

an image of Barack and Michelle Obama Smiling

Even with the advent of social media, streaming media such as music and video and creating snapchat videos, I am happy to see one tradition has not faltered.   In the old days, when someone was extra special, people would usually perform a chivalrous act of creating a playlist on a CD. Whether it was… Read More

Stones, thrones, and some rock and roll: The best entertainment stories this week

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl sits on stage with a broken leg

A whirlwind of events have happened this week with some of our favorite musicians.  Let’s take a look to see what went down this week.   1. Foo Fighters’ Musical Throne Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters frontman, opened up to Consequence of Sound about some of his more recreational activities. When word spread of his fractured leg,… Read More

A recap of the havoc wreaked by Apple Music a week away from its big launch

The Apple logo next to Beats headphones to promote the new partnership

We are only days before the big launch of Apple Music and already the streaming service is under some intense fire.  Below we have provided details about the backlash Apple Music has experienced to date, so that you can make an informed decision about whether or not to subscribe to their service.   It was… Read More

R.I.P. Grooveshark: Fun and games until someone gets caught

Grooveshark founders Sam Tarantino and Josh Greenberg sit under a poster of Grooveshark's logo

Just a few days ago, music listening service Grooveshark shut down completely, after almost 10 years. The company issued a statement on its home page addressing the issue, owning up to its faults, and apologizing to music fans.   The plans for Grooveshark began in 2006 when three undergraduates, including CEO Sam Tarantino, formulated the… Read More

Music streaming apps: So many options, so little data

Streaming music online has some taboo elements to it, considering that listening for free limits income for musicians and artists within the industry. However, these types of programs are now a commodity, and more options are popping up all over the place. With more competitors constantly climbing into the ring, how can the head honchos… Read More