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How Spotify Is Pushing To Abolish Police and Prisons

A Spotify original podcast featuring Black Lives Matter cofounder and "trained Marxist" Patrisse Cullors calls for abolishing police and prisons, labels America a "white supremacist" state, and contends that the severely mentally ill are actually "shamans

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Louis Farrakhan Podcast, Speeches Can Be Found on Spotify

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s podcast as well as some his past lectures can be found on Spotify’s streaming platform.

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PODCAST: Putin Maybe Trying to Cancel Ukraine and the Olympics Are a Bust, But Rogan Remains

While the Biden administration fear-mongers about Vladimir Putin's intentions on the border of Ukraine and the Chinese manipulate NBC over the Olympics, Joe Rogan - as John Adams would say - remains... ARTICLE LINKS You Either Believe in the Guarante

Politics | Censorship

The Pressure Campaign on Spotify to Remove Joe Rogan Reveals the Religion of Liberals: Censorship

All factions, at certain points, succumb to the impulse to censor. But for the Democratic Party's liberal adherents, silencing their adversaries has become their primary project.

Politics | Op-Ed

Some Much Overlooked Facts Unravel the Emotional Neil Young/Spotify Squabble

Mr. Young was not exactly negotiating from a standpoint of strength – and a Spotify man doesn't need him around anyhow.

Music | Music

Spotify is removing Neil Young’s music after falling out over Joe Rogan

Musician Neil Young is following through on his threat to pull his extensive and well-loved sonic catalogue from Spotify. Young took a stand against the company’s relationship with podcaster Joe Rogan this week, accusing Spotify of propagating Covid-19 mi

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The Arrogant Cancel Culture Reaches the Sanctuary of Podcastland

It may not seem like a big deal to someone who has inked a $100 million deal with the outlet, but Spotify is quietly removing episodes of...

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Spotify’s new party mode feature, ‘Group Session,’ goes remote | TechCrunch

Spotify announced today it’s updating its recently launched shared-queue feature, Group Session, to support remote usage.  Essentially a “party mode,” the feature first debuted in May, offering a way for participants contribute to a collaborative playlist

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Spotify could be working to add music videos to its app | TechRadar

Code hidden in the current Spotify app suggests a music video feature could be on the way – but it might never see the light of day.

Entertainment | Podcasts

Spotify lands exclusive rights to new Kim Kardashian West podcast

The deal could lure a more diverse, female-centric audience to the platform.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to Use Spotify's New Group Sessions Feature | Digital Trends

Spotify is testing out a Group Sessions feature, which allows premium users in the same vicinity share DJ duties for shared playlists.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Check out Spotify’s totally redesigned home screen

Spotify's massive redesign of its mobile app is rolling right along. On Monday, the music streamer announced an update to the app's home screen As part of Spotify's redesign, users will be greeted with an easier-to-use and more personalized mix of content

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple Music vs. Spotify: Which service is the streaming king?

Spotify is the undisputed king of on-demand music streaming. But Apple Music, now the most popular service in the United States, is hot on its heels. In our Apple Music versus Spotify showdown, we lay out the differences between these streaming behemoths

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Amazon is launching a free music service to compete with Spotify's offering. It complements its existing Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited plans.

Music | Music

Instrumental Surf Rock Mix, a playlist by klangspot on Spotify

Enjoy the traditional ‘California Sound’ of the 60s and tracks from all further Surf Rock decades. Curated with passion by Klangspot.com. Genres: Surf Music, Surf Rock, Hot Rod Rock, Garage Rock, Instrumental Rock, Surf Punk, 60s, 1960s, 60s Surf Rock

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Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days after Spotify announced that it had filed a suit against Apple with the European Commission over anticompetitive practices, Apple today issued its own response of sorts. In a lengthy statement on its site called “Addressing Spotify’

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Spotify Pulls Radio Show By InfoWars' Alex Jones After Widespread Complaints | HuffPost

The streaming service has been bombarded on social media with complaints about the InfoWars founder's presence on the platform.

Music | Music

Apple Music vs Spotify: Which should you choose?

Apple Music and Spotify are the dominant players in the streaming music industry. Spotify just announced they have 75 million paid subscribers with 170 million total active users. Apple recently hi…

Science & Technology | Tech

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app. By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

SiriusXM boasts less than half the subscribers as the most popular on-demand music streaming service, but SiriusXM is booming while Spotify continues to lose money. What’s going on here?

Business & Finance | Business

Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Lawsuit From Publisher Representing Tom Petty, Neil Young, Others – Variety

Spotify has been hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, which handles titles by Tom Petty, Neil Young and others.

Science & Technology | Tech

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting

Music | Music

Taylor Swift’s Return To Spotify Is Outperforming Katy Perry’s New Album ‘Witness’

Katy Perry's new album just dropped, but it's Taylor Swift's back catalogue that's making more noise on Spotify.

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Tinder hooks up with Spotify to match users based on their taste in music | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers

Tinder has revealed the next step in its mission to help users meet their perfect match, as Spotify opens up its catalog of songs to the perennially popular dating app.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple fires back at Spotify over app update dispute

In a letter Apple accuses the music streaming platform of asking for special treatment while blasting it for "rumors and half-truths."

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Spotify vs. Apple Music: Is there a difference in sound quality? - CNET

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

News | The News

Chicago finds new tax stream: Netflix, Spotify, online gambling - Jul. 2, 2015

Chicago has expanded its taxing power to extend to streaming services. The city's residents will now pay an extra 9% tax to use services such as Netflix and Spotify.

Music | Music

Taylor Swift may have given us a huge clue about Apple's plans to hurt Spotify

Apple appears to be planning a new music-streaming service that will compete against apps such as Spotify and Pandora, which let listeners hear music for no charge (as long as they listen to ads).

Science & Technology | Tech

Six Things You Should Know About Spotify: The Good, The Bad and The Underpaid

Spotify may be popular, but there's plenty of controversy circulating around the service and music streaming in general.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Leaked music contract hints at impending launch of Amazon's Spotify killer

Amazon is working on a Spotify-like music subscription service, which could launch as early as next month.