Tag : spotify

Smirnoff and Spotify team up to launch Equaliser

8 months ago / 0 comments

Who would have thought that your favourite vodka brand would be getting involved in an initiative to promote women’s equality in the music industry?  In the spirit of International Women’s day, Smirnoff have teamed up with Spotify to create an extension that allows you to see the ratio of male … Read More

Spotify Public Offering: Wise Move or an Unnecessary Risk?

9 months ago / 0 comments

Cracking on with its plan to go public, Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming service, has filed paperwork to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The Swedish company, often lauded with helping reverse the huge losses in music revenue caused by piracy, currently boasts 140 million … Read More

Gryph Picks: The March Massive

2 years ago / 0 comments

This month, Robbie admits his love for James Blunt and thus gets fired as Music Editor, Juliette dreams that she and Jemima get locked in a club with the Pied Piper listening to trip-hop jazz music, Sam writes us a poem/has a mental breakdown, and Jemima has an all round lovely … Read More

Spotify to buy Soundcloud ?

2 years ago / 0 comments

At the end of September, news spread of a possible takeover of SoundCloud by Spotify. Although this might have come as a surprise, SoundCloud has been looking to sell since July at least at a value of $1 billion! However, in June it secured a round of financing valuing it … Read More

Streaming spells economic woes for the music industry

3 years ago / 0 comments

Anti, Rihanna’s eighth studio album, was released last month and greeted by an incredible response from fans and critics alike. The album was made exclusively available on TIDAL, a music streaming service owned by Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, and has already been streamed more than 13 million times. 1 million … Read More

The Battle of Music Streaming Services

3 years ago / 0 comments

Spotify The undisputed king of music streaming. Launched in 2008, it was the first music streaming service to gain worldwide recognition and has gone on to become the market leader with 20 million users. With apps for iPhone, Android and Windows phones it has most users covered. Spotify  has deals … Read More

YouTube’s Music Key and a look at our music consumption in 2014

4 years ago / 0 comments

What a turbulent fortnight for music. First Bieber faces Argentinean arrest after an alleged assault, then Usher resorts to releasing his latest single via boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios. And then the icing on the cake arrived when Cheryl released new album Only Human; just when we all thought we … Read More

Debate | Is Spotify killing the music industry?

5 years ago / 0 comments

At over £103million, music streaming services such as Spotify accounted for 10 per cent of total music revenues last year, compared to 7 per cent the previous year. Despite its dramatic rise to fame many artists and musicians have been critical of spotify, opting to leave the streaming site. LS Debate … Read More

Comment | Bands in the Hands of the Fans

5 years ago / 0 comments

Last week saw the fifth birthday of the popular music streaming service Spotify. This half-decade has seen radical changes in how we access music, with pay monthly streaming sites now becoming more favourable than downloading individual songs and albums. In this time Spotify has rapidly developed. When it reached the … Read More

Leeds Festival 2012 Playlist

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Leeds Festival is fast approaching, get yourself in the festival mood with our playlist!