Interactive scatter plot of 1387 music genres

Interactive scatter plot of 1387 music genres If there’s one thing dance music fans love, it’s inventing new genres. And as journalists, we’re just as guilty of it (if not more). In fact, we’ve been classifying and re-classifying music for decades, spawning hundreds of subgenres in the process. Now, however, the brilliant minds at The Echo Nest have created…

10 Revelations From Adele’s ’25’ Album Release Party

10 Revelations From Adele’s ’25’ Album Release Party iHeartRadio Presents Adele’s Album Premiere Live from Joe’s Pub to celebrate her new studio album, “25”  Kevin Mazur for Getty/iHeartRadio Adele‘s 25 is set to be the biggest album of the year — and potentially, earn the biggest first week sales of any album for the Nielsen/SoundScan era…

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Pandora is feeling mighty bullish. Last night, the US streaming platform announced its intention to acquire key assets from on-demand music service Rdio – which, it transpires, is about to file for bankruptcy in the States. Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews (pictured, main) and…

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES MUSIC STORIES FOR NEWSFEED

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES MUSIC STORIES FOR NEWSFEED We’re all too aware of Facebook’s unceasing hunger for world domination, evident by constant tweaks, updates, and additional features. Now the big blue F has added ‘Music Stories,’ a song sharing feature that will allow users to preview 30 second song clips from Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes on their newsfeed. Releasing today, Music…