Music streaming

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Kate Bush hits it off with a new generation of fans | Letters
Letter: Diane Silva is glad that classic songs are getting their due share of success and new fans

Letters

20, Jun, 2022 @3:38 PM

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I love an LP, but spare me the Vinyl Snob going on like a broken record | Barbara Ellen
Just what is it about a day celebrating music stores that sets off those who fetishise format over pleasure?

Barbara Ellen

24, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Little Simz cancels US tour citing financial unviability as an indie artist
The UK rapper and Top Boy actor said the month-long tour would leave her ‘in a huge deficit’, highlighting the difficulties many musicians face to make a livelihood

Laura Snapes

20, Apr, 2022 @12:26 PM

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Physical media is a gift that keeps being given | David Mitchell
Streaming was supposed to kill off vinyl and CDs. Not a bit of it

David Mitchell

20, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I’m terrified’: music’s ‘Covid babies’ take to the stage for the first time
Their rise occurred in bedrooms during lockdowns, but music’s new breed now have to perform

Tamsin Rose

19, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Bandcamp sells to Epic: can a video game company save independent music?
A hero site generating better revenue for creators has sold out, say some musicians, while others hail the potential to reach new audiences

Chal Ravens

07, Mar, 2022 @3:15 PM

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‘Don’t take the damn thing’: how Spotify playlists push dangerous anti-vaccine tunes
Conspiracy theory songs claiming Covid-19 is fake and calling vaccine ‘poison’ being actively promoted in Spotify playlists

Shanti Das

13, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Neil Young to Spotify workers: ‘Get out before it eats your soul’
Young continues stand against streaming company, pinpointing CEO Daniel Ek for criticism

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Feb, 2022 @10:11 AM

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How $1bn push into podcasts led to Spotify’s growing pains
Streaming firm is facing a cocktail of crises, from culture wars to competition concerns

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

04, Feb, 2022 @12:58 PM

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Four alternatives to Spotify: swapping is easier than you think
Whether you’re boycotting the service over Joe Rogan or just looking for something new, it’s a cinch to cancel and you can take your playlists too

Josh Taylor

02, Feb, 2022 @12:10 AM

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Joe Rogan pledges to ‘try harder’ after Spotify misinformation controversy
Podcast host apologises to streaming service, which has faced criticism over episodes featuring guests who shared Covid conspiracy theories

Sian Cain and Michael Sun

31, Jan, 2022 @9:14 AM

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Music taste has become the latest weapon in our online dating war | Elle Hunt
Music is still synonymous with romance – just ask West Elm Caleb. But dating apps reduce it to data points, and a digital playlist is no match for the mixtapes of old

Elle Hunt

28, Jan, 2022 @10:57 AM

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