Good Lord: Taylor Swift Eyeing Her Own Streaming Service

Good Lord: Taylor Swift Eyeing Her Own Streaming Service
By Platform & Stream • Issue #117

Taylor Swift reportedly launching her own streaming platform called Swifties
Taylor Swift is launching her own streaming service, according to documents obtained by TMZ.
What do consumers really want in a premium music service?
What do consumers really want in a premium music streaming service? It’s the record industry’s most important question of the decade. The health of labels, publishers, and creators depends on…
Who the Hell Comes Up With These Spotify Playlists?
As many of the streaming platform’s 100-plus million users know, even the most popular Spotify playlists have terrible names. At this point, many of us have
Spotify and Waze partner to play music and navigate seamlessly
Driving in a car and listening to music go hand in hand, and now a new partnership between music streaming app Spotify and navigation app Waze hopes to make..
Pandora CEO: ‘We intend to be profitable this year’
Fresh from launching its new Premium tier, Pandora CEO Tim Westergren has made a bold prediction about its impact on the streaming service’s finances.
Aussie start-up Unlockd moves into ad-funded streaming with MTV Trax deal
Unlockd has signed a deal with MTV to offer mobile customers free music streaming in exchange for viewing ads on the phone’s lock screen.
AI’s Role in the Future of Music: A Conversation with Amper CEO Drew Silverstein
We chat to Drew Silverstein, CEO of AI-powered music composition platform Amper Music, about how artificial intelligence will shape the future of music.
Drake’s ‘More Life’ Will Reportedly Be An Apple Music Exclusive
For a brief time Drake’s new album will only be on Apple Music and that’s going to net the company a ton of cash.
Pandora's new on-demand music service is beautiful, but is that enough?
Rdio wasn’t the first streaming music service I used, but it remains the one that I used the longest. A combination of smart discovery, social features and exce…
Why Ty Segall Isn't on Spotify or Apple Music
Ty Segall made one of the first great albums of 2017, but you won’t find it on Spotify or Apple Music.
How Spotify’s Director of Social Impact Is Connecting Music Lovers With Causes
When you first hear Kerry Steib’s job title, director of social impact at Spotify, you might think it entails monitoring large social media campaigns. In fact, she coordinates Spotify’s global social good efforts and connects communities of music lovers, artists and activists.
Who might be in line to buy SoundCloud?
Audio self-publishing service SoundCloud is at the centre of a rumour frenzy after reports surfaced that it has been struggling to raise the $100 million it needs to survive.
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