Home Theater

Universal Music Group is the latest company to offer music in hi-res MQA format

Universal Music Group and MQA announced on Thursday that the companies have signed a multi-year deal to offer music from UMG's massive catalog in the MQA high-resolution audio format.
Home Theater

Pioneer unveils the first Lightning earphones that let you charge and listen

Pioneer unveiled its new Rayz line of noise-canceling Lightning headphones on Wednesday, which includes a model that finally allows you to listen to music and charge your iPhone 7 at the same time.
Movies & TV

Get a peek at guest singers for Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke TV series

James Corden's Carpool Karaoke is turned into a series for Apple Music. This sneak-peek trailer provides a glimpse into how it will all go down and which 16 celebrities will be featured in the first season.

Aukey SoundTank Bluetooth speaker can be your outdoor audio companion for $45

With its tough silicone housing, the water-resistant Aukey SoundTank Bluetooth speaker is purpose-built for active lifestyles. The SoundTank is now $10 off on Amazon, bringing it down to just $45.
Social Media

Facebook meets with record labels in bid to steal YouTube’s music video crown

Facebook is meeting with record labels and chasing song licensing deals to position itself as the premier site for music videos. There is just one (giant) obstacle that stands in its way: YouTube.

Prince’s classic albums are back on Spotify and other streaming sites

Ten months after his untimely death, Prince's classic albums have returned to Spotify and other streaming services. The late music legend pulled them from most streaming sites in 2015, but his estate worked to get them back online.

5 songs you need to stream this week: Run The Jewels, The Veils, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Run The Jewels, The Veils, and more.

Ramin Djawadi’s live concert tour takes ‘Game of Thrones’ on the road

We speak with Ramin Djawadi, composer and musical director for HBO’s Game of Thrones and Westworld, about the upcoming live tour which will bring GOT’s music to life in a concert setting.
Product Review

Audeze iSine 20 Review

Audeze's iSine 20 put planar magnetic magic in your ears (and sound majestic, too!)

Breaking the law not your thing? Here are 10 sites for free, legal music downloads 3:10

Free music isn't tough to find on the web, but finding music that is both free and legal to download is something else. Thankfully, we've handpicked a selection of the best free and legal sites for downloading music.

Make speakers Bluetooth-capable with $20 Etekcity Roverbeats Bluetooth receiver

For just $20, the Etekcity Roverbeats Bluetooth receiver can give your standard speakers wireless streaming capability. This handy device is now available on Amazon for a 46-percent discount.

Want mood music that matches the weather? Try Climatune from Spotify

Spotify is upping its game with a new partnership with AccuWeather. Meet Climatune, a new project that understands just how much your mood and your music tastes are affected by the weather.