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Top 10 Free Ways To Discover New Music Online

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Bored with your music and want to discover some new bands or singers? There are two main ways you can do that online. You can use services which create music maps, allowing you to explore artists similar in genre to the artists you already listen to. Or you can use...
Top 10 Free Ways To Discover New Music Online

Google's expected Spotify competitor: What it could mean for online music

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Google's rumored to be launching a new music service to compete with online music provider Spotify at its developers conference this week, according to a report from The Verge -- an announcement that could drop as soon as Wednesday. Read full article >>...
Google's expected Spotify competitor: What it could mean for online music

Microsoft turns on Zune Pass in several new countries, likely in preparation for Xbox Music's launch

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Zune is dead, long live Xbox Music, which is Zune, but in a new suit. The ‘Music’ app for Windows 8 is set to receive an update in the coming few weeks, and the Xbox Music service is widely expected to be set for release either on October 26th –...
Microsoft turns on Zune Pass in several new countries, likely in preparation for Xbox Music's launch

Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

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Hey there, music fans! Thanks for joining us for Free Music Monday this week, where we offer you 10 free downloads for your eclectic listening pleasure. If you haven’t been with us before, we’re collating free and legal tracks in honor of the #musicmonday tradition on Twitter.Read on, right-click,...
Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter

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NOTE: This week’s episode of the GigaOM Weekly News Wrap-Up was recorded on the morning of Thursday, April 18, prior to the heavy police activity that followed later that night. On this week’s show, we look at the media landscape in the aftermath of the Boston terror attack. How does...
Podcast: More media, more problems and more music on Twitter
Pandora rolls out refreshed iOS & Android apps
Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' single finally available to download

Taobao to offer Xiami's music streaming service across its e-commerce site in China

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Taobao, China’s online retail giant, revealed today that it would roll out functionality for Xiami, a popular social music-streaming service, to its website by the end of the month. As described in a report from Sina Tech, when users access the “My Taobao” page, an embedded function on the lower right-hand side labeled...
Taobao to offer Xiami's music streaming service across its e-commerce site in China
Quick Review: Twitter #music for iPhone, iPod Touch is now playing
Why Do The Labels Continue To Insist That 'Your Money Is No Good Here?'
Shirtless Justin Bieber tries to upstage Grammys, takes down Ustream instead

Facebook suggests upcoming events and recently released albums in News Feed

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Some Facebook users are seeing stories about upcoming events and recently released albums in their News Feeds, we’ve found. The new stories are similar to the “upcoming concerts” module that some users began to see last month. Now, Facebook is suggesting some non-music events, as well, based on their location,...
Facebook suggests upcoming events and recently released albums in News Feed

Twitter #Music has a hidden Instant playlist feature that makes suggestions based on an artist you choose

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It looks like Twitter #Music has a hidden “Instant” feature that returns a list of similar artists based on an artist of your choosing, thus giving you a decent playlist. Before Twitter #Music was officially announced, multiple features were leaked by poking around in the site’s code, and even after...
Twitter #Music has a hidden Instant playlist feature that makes suggestions based on an artist you choose

Are You Awesome?

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Are You Awesome? is a post from Chris PirilloThe new song “I’m Awesome” by Spose is a pretty big hit. Even though I’m not normally a fan of this type of music, I have to say I keep singing the lyrics. Something about part of the first verse just gets...
Are You Awesome?
Xbox Music launches tomorrow on Xbox 360, will come pre-installed on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

UK Now Seizing Music Blogs (With American Domains) Over Copyright Claims

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Last year, we wrote about how the UK was following in the footsteps of the US's Homeland Security/ICE domain seizures. As we noted, the process there is even less rigorous than in the US -- often without a court being involved at all. Law enforcement just had to ask, and...
UK Now Seizing Music Blogs (With American Domains) Over Copyright Claims

Modest Proposal: Going Piracy Neutral

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Here's an amusing one out of the UK. Nick Henderson has created something of a Swiftian "modest proposal" for people who feel guilty about infringement. Modeled after the idea of carbon offsets to become "carbon neutral," he suggests a process for becoming "piracy neutral," which is that if you happen...
Modest Proposal: Going Piracy Neutral

Twitter's #music app for iOS leverages massive user base to recommend new music

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Twitter on Thursday opened up public access the new "Twitter #music" service and corresponding iOS app to its 200 million users, effectively creating an instant social network for music lovers to listen to trending hits, discover new artists and get crowd-sourced recommendations.    ...
Twitter's #music app for iOS leverages massive user base to recommend new music

Finally, Twitter Music is available to all

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Weeks after CNET first reported on the new service, Twitter has finally let the public in on its new music app through the Web and an iOS app. [Read more]...
Finally, Twitter Music is available to all
30 million-track Xbox Music service coming from Microsoft
Rdio bites some of Pandora's classic features to increase music discoverability

Microsoft adding music playback capabilities to SkyDrive, perhaps taking Xbox Music to iOS, Android

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If you are excited about Xbox Music, Microsoft’s new music service that has replaced the never-quite-there Zune product that was loved by some, but remained a punchline for others, something good may be just around the corner. Microsoft has long hinted at adding the ability to have your music library...
Microsoft adding music playback capabilities to SkyDrive, perhaps taking Xbox Music to iOS, Android

Songza App Review: Pandora And Spotify Better Watch Their Backs

techcrunch.com
Sure, there are plenty of music streaming services out there, and even ones with amazing shareable playlists, but Songza differentiates by falling right into that sweet spot between Spotify and Pandora. The app’s most interesting feature, Concierge, sets up playlists based on day and time, with filters for whatever mood...
Songza App Review: Pandora And Spotify Better Watch Their Backs

Amazon Cloud Player launches on iPhone and iPod touch, remains US only

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It’s been a long time coming but today Amazon has finally rolled out its Cloud Player app for iPhone and iPod touch devices, allowing US users to stream and download their music stored with Amazon on their iOS device. Amazon Cloud Player is a digital vault for digital music that...
Amazon Cloud Player launches on iPhone and iPod touch, remains US only

OK Go Creates New Music Video For Sesame Street

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Rockers OK Go are using their viral video expertise to help teach kids about the wonders of color.The group has created the catchy and educational tune "3 Primary Colors" for the beloved children's program "Sesame Street," and will debut a funky new video for the song during the show's February...
OK Go Creates New Music Video For Sesame Street

Seevl surfaces new music on YouTube, based on artists' relationships and friends' recommendations

thenextweb.com
Last August we brought you a neat plugin for Google Chrome called ContexTube, which was built on a platform called Seevl. It worked like this – as you’re watching YouTube videos, the extension throws up a sidebar on the right that pulls in information about the band or group that you’re...
Seevl surfaces new music on YouTube, based on artists' relationships and friends' recommendations
With access to the Google Play store, Google TV just got much more entertaining
Eminem Is Suing Facebook For Allegedly Ripping Off His Song In Home 'Airplane' Ad

Tumblr Play: The secret microblog version of Twitter #Music that never was

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Last week, Twitter launched its new social music discovery app #Music. A lot of us thought that this was a long time coming, as musicians are a big component of Twitter’s celebrity users, and many of them follow other musicians, creating an easily exploitable way to expose users to popular...
Tumblr Play: The secret microblog version of Twitter #Music that never was

Viral Video Of 9-Year-Old Girl Football Star... Taken Down Because Of Music

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If you follow the "hot viral video of the week" you probably have seen or heard about Sam Gordon, the 9-year-old girl who is pretty damn good at football, (the American kind for all you foreigners), as shown in an impressive highlight reel her father put together: As tends to...
Viral Video Of 9-Year-Old Girl Football Star... Taken Down Because Of Music
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