Spotify ditches its data centers to live in Google’s cloud

Spotify is outgrowing its own data centers and moving onto the Cloud. The music streaming service announced that it plans to transition its infrastructure onto the Google Cloud Platform.

Lady Gaga’s Oscar intro will be made by none other than Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Biden and his wife will attend this year's Academy Awards, where he will team up with pop superstar Lady Gaga to raise awareness for sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Home Theater

Ossic aims to take sound to another dimension with the Ossic X 3D headphones 5:33

Even current surround-sound headphones don’t come close to emulating the sound of the real world, but Ossic wants to change that with the Ossic X, which it says are the world’s first true 3D headphones, now on Kickstarter.

New Dark Souls 3 trailer features boss fights and Cyndi Lauper 2:19

A new trailer for Dark Souls III released Wednesday shows new gameplay from the upcoming sequel, including a first glimpse at some of the game's larger-than-life boss fights.
Home Theater

Marshall cranks up the volume on its first wireless headphones, the Major II Bluetooth

The legendary Marshall isn’t just for musicians anymore, having released headphones and Bluetooth speakers, and even a smartphone. Now the company has announced its first wireless headphones, the Marshall Major II Bluetooth.

Gary Oldman delivers emotional Bowie tribute at Brit Awards

Movie star Gary Oldman led tributes to David Bowie at Wednesday night's Brit Awards in London. Oldman, who accepted an "icon" award on behalf of the late musician and his family, said the world had lost "an artist of transcendent talent."

BBC brings music and exclusive content from all its properties to new Music app

BBC Playlister has evolved into BBC Music, a new app that brings exclusive content, live performances, curated playlists, and other music-related media from across its properties. The app also integrates with Spotify, Deezer, and YouTube.

SoundCloud Pulse arrives for iOS users, puts stat tracking in the palms of their hands

After debuting SoundCloud Pulse for Android users in the fall of 2015, the Berlin-based company launched the iOS version of the app today. iOS users can now keep track of their SoundCloud stats on the go and much more.

Santigold’s cool new interactive music video makes your face part of the music

Pop singer Santigold has released an cool new interactive music video, allowing users to insert themselves into the new music video for her latest single Can't Get Enough of Myself .

Kanye announces new album due this summer during Twitter rant

Rapper Kanye West announced plans to release a new album this summer in the middle of a Twitter rant, and shared the first potential new track at a private party in Los Angeles.

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour extends into 2016

Weird Al Yankovic's Mandatory World Tour is continuing. The master of parody has announced that he is extending the tour into 2016, with dozens of new stops added. The first show is on June 3.
Movies & TV

Instagram has a David Bowie miniseries set to premiere soon

Instagram has announced the premiere date of Unbound, an upcoming InstaMiniSeries centering on the music of David Bowie. The late artist allowed Instagram to create visual interpretations of songs from his new album, Blackstar.