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 Taylor Swift  pulled her entire catalogue off Spotify in 2014, arguing it was unfair some fans could stream her music for less as opposed to buying a physical copy of her album. Photograph:  Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Can we have a moment’s silence for all our old record players, tape decks, Walkmans, MP3 players and iPods – all that technology that we once loved th(...)

Last year vinyl releases outsold digital downloads for the first time
Why vinyl refuses to die
  • Music
  • April 28, 2018, 06:30

Eight years ago, gonzo celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain published a book entitled Medium Raw, which contained a scathing chapter about the phenomenon o(...)

‘Nothing ever happens in a straight line:’ Spotify has debuted on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Dado Ruvic / Reuters.

Spotify was able to buck the bearish mood for technology stocks on Wall Street by making its unconventional debut on the public market at $165.90 (€13(...)

Diane does not look like someone who would drug your venison chilli. She sits on a San Francisco patio, her dewy blue eyes lucid, her blonde, subtly a(...)

Strike a pose...Madonna vogues

Aren’t children funny with their foolish fads? From Furbies to fidget spinners they are so easily led. Unlike us adults who could never be suckered in(...)

Spotify and other music-streaming services online have helped the industry not just to get by, but to grow.

When More Life, the album by the Canadian rapper Drake, was released last month, it was streamed 385 million times in its first week in the US. The nu(...)

Acourt recently ruled Ireland’s internet service providers have to block three of the most popular sites from their services

What’s the gist of it? If you are using a multimedia box to stream content, the recent court ruling that Ireland’s internet service providers (ISPs) (...)

Spotify: may restrict the biggest album releases to its paid tier for a period of time. Photograph: Dado Ruvic

Spotify is closing in on licensing deals with the world’s largest record labels, hoping to clear a hurdle in the streaming music company’s path toward(...)

Old-school Nokia - streamlined and slick and back on the market

I remember exactly where I was when I first saw a Nokia 3210. It was 1999 and I was sitting in a home economics classroom in school when one of the co(...)

Psy’s Gangnam Style: 2.7 billion views and counting

There are times in the great streaming debate you can’t see the wood for the trees. For all the concentration on Spotify this and Apple Music that, th(...)

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