Items tagged with "Spotify"

Author Talk: Sven Carlsson on ‘The Spotify Play’

January 17, 2021 by

360°Sound spoke with Swedish tech journalist Sven Carlsson about his new book The Spotify Play: How CEO and Founder Daniel Ek Beat Apple, Google, and Amazon in the Race for Audio Dominance (out January 26 on Diversion Books). Carlsson and co-author Jonas Leijonhufvud conducted more than 70 interviews for the 304-page book, which chronicles Spotify’s […]

An Ode to My Spotify Top 5

December 30, 2020 by

by Kelly Kling (Based in Austin, Kelly is a writer by trade and a hip-hop dancer by preference.) Every December, Spotify users get to reflect on the past year with their personal Spotify “Wrapped” stories. Spotify compiles interesting (and sometimes embarrassing) information for each user, including favorite artists, most-jammed songs and genre trends for the […]

New Hi-Rez Format for Apple Music

December 23, 2015 by

As 2015 draws to a close, it is estimated that Apple’s streaming music service, Apple Music, will reach approximately eight million paid subscribers. This places Apple Music comfortably in second place behind its chief rival, Spotify, which claims 75 million active users and 20 million paid subscribers. MIDiA Research, a media and technology analysis organization, […]