What made Spotify a big deal was that word: free. It was ad-supported, or you could pay for premium, in what is one of the most well-known success stories of the “freemium” model — where a free service that reserves more advanced and sophisticated features for paying customers.
Global music distributor TuneCore last week announced a partnership with Ayoba, a South Africa-based social networking app which provides free music, games, news, entertainment, instant messaging, voice and video calling, and other content.
Apple may have at long last discontinued the iPod, but the “pod” lives on. The iPod played a crucial role in the development of digital audio, but podcasting has outlived — and outgrown — its namesake.
Music websites can meet diverse needs and interests of music fans and artists around the world. We’ll help you sift through to discover the best ones for learning, creating or just casually listening to music.