The American toy manufacturer took to Twitter to show off the new dolls. Mattel is also releasing a special deck of BTS UNO playing cards to accompany the release of the figurines. The dolls will reportedly be available for purchase in September. Rea…View More Mattel unveils new BTS doll collection
Artiphon, the startup behind the electronic instrument that it’s dubbed the Instrument 1, has raised $2 million in seed funding. We previously described the Instrument 1 as a symphony, rock band and DJ that you can hold in your hand. It’s a device that allows you to create the sounds of a guitar, violin, bass, […]View More Artiphon raises $2M round led by Warner Music
Spotify this morning announced a major change to how its playlists will operate, with the news that some of its previously human-curated playlists will now be personalized based on listeners’ tastes. Before, Spotify offered personalized playlists like Discover Weekly, Release Radar, and Daily Mixes, among others, to offer users a way to enjoy the music […]View More Spotify expands personalization to its programmed playlists
Durin would certainly be proud.
YouTuber Cellofrag took on a massively impressive cover of “Song of Durin” from Lord of the Rings. Using only different recordings of himself, which took over 100 hours of work, he performed 13 different part…
Cardi filed paperwork with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office to cash in on the sound she once described as a “cold pigeon in New York City.” The “Money” rapper also reportedly filed to trademark the word, “Okurr,” with one less “r,” just in case. …View More Cardi B trademarked ‘Okurrr’
We all have different preferences when it comes to listening to music at work. Maybe you play Beyoncé’s Lemonade on repeat, or perhaps you’re more inclined to listen to Mozart’s entire discography. You may even find solace in the Baby Shark remi…View More This music app claims to increase your productivity (and you can snag it on sale)
Let me tell you a story. Imagine, for a moment, you’re lying on mossy forest floors, slowly transforming into a nymph. Your fingers are turning into flower vines. Your limbs are bleeding honey and growing thick skins of sepia bark, wings sprout in between your shoulder blades. Your breath sounds like the wind. Fireflies litter the air above you.
But that’s not a story. It’s the full name of an extraordinarily specific Spotify playlist. And if you’re wondering what exactly becoming a nymph sounds like, according to the playlist, it’s a lot like the music of Hozier, Daughter, and Twenty One Pilots. Read more…View More Extremely specific mood playlists will have you feeling emotions you didn’t know existed
Streaming video is the key to Peloton’s success. But like any good spin class, it’s the soundtrack that really does the heavy lifting. A new suit filed by The National Music Publishers’ Association alleges that that the wild successful exercise startup used north of 1,000 songs in its classes without the proper licensing. The suit features […]View More Peloton hit with $150 million music licensing suit
Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications division published its 13th-annual Digital Media Trends survey, focused on identifying changes in the ways US consumers engage with various types of media. Led by an independent research firm, the survey had roughly 2,000 consumer respondents across demographics – with the report categorizing respondents based on age (Gen-Z: ages 14-21, […]View More Media fragmentation is annoying consumers
Myspace may have lost over 14 million artists’ music. The struggling social media platform issued a statement regarding lost media due to a server migration. Myspace said, via statement according to TechCrunch, anyone who uploaded music to the platfor…View More Myspace accidentally lost 14 million artists’ music
It’s 2019 and MySpace is newsworthy again. Unfortunately, it’s for the worst of reasons: massive data loss.
On Sunday, news spread concerning a longtime data issue plaguing MySpace, a site that was once the internet’s leading social network. Millions of songs, photos, and videos that were uploaded to the site before 2015 were during a data migration, according to MySpace, with no chance of recovery.
“As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago, may no longer be available on or from MySpace,” read a since-removed announcement on the website. “We apologize for the inconvenience.” Read more…View More MySpace lost 12 years of music and photos, leaving a sizable gap in social network history