Online vinyl mecca Discogs is creating a mobile app

Vinyl database and reseller Discogs will launch its first official mobile app in the first quarter of 2016. The new app will allow users to search the database, catalog their collections, and view marketplace pricing.

Streaming services generated a third of all music revenue in first half of 2015

Music streamers contributed over $1 billion in revenue to the music industry in 2015's first half. Vinyl isn’t exploding on the same magnitude, but revenue from retro format accounted for almost half of CD sales' revenue in 2015's first…
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Several sources, one TV: Skreens lets you surf while you watch while you play 0:36

Boston-based Skreens has launched a Kickstarter campaign for two devices that can allow TV viewers to watch up to four different content sources on one screen, be they cable boxes, streaming boxes, game consoles, Blu-ray players…
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Polk piles onto the Play-Fi family with new Omni S6 multiroom speaker

Polk adds another speaker to the company's growing Omni multiroom speaker family. Brandishing Play-Fi, Spotify Connect, Pandora, and more, the new speaker is a versatile way to get into the ever-expanding genre of multi-room wireless…

All or nothing: Foo Fighters performance pulled from Emmys over Sonic Highways tune

The Foo Fighters had planned to perform at this year’s Emmys, but the band was pulled from the show, according to frontman Dave Grohl. The band claims Fox refused to allow them to play a song from the Emmy-winning Sonic Highways.

Want something to happen on happn? Try sending your match ‘Hello’ by Lionel Ritchie

Happn examined the top songs that users have sent to one another since the app introduced the Spotify integration, and found that some classics are classics for a reason, such as Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" and Lionel Richie's "Hello."
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Meet Raumfeld, the German speaker brand set to impress Americans in 2016 5:57

Raumfeld, a relatively new German audio brand, is bringing its wireless multi-room speakers to the US in 2016. We got access to the entire line-up while in Berlin for IFA 2015, and we came away both impressed and excited. Watch…

Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist has a bug, and users aren’t happy

Spotify's popular Discover Weekly playlist didn't update for millions of users on Monday morning, due to a technical glitch that the company claims will be fixed tomorrow. Apple Music, meanwhile, scored the popular new 1989 cover from Ryan…

Ryan Adams releases full cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989, and it’s awesome

Swifties get a new lease on 1989: Alt-country singer-songwriter Ryan Adams has finally shared his full set of 12 covers from the smash hit, putting his own spin on the well-crafted tunes.

Accused of copyright infringement, Kim Dotcom’s U.S. extradition hearing finally gets going

Kim Dotcom is finally in the court, after years of delays, which will decide if he is to be extradited to the United States, where he and three others will face charges of copyright infringement, and criminal conspiracy.

Tech news you missed this week: Best cars of Frankfurt, Snapchat, and Spotify

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Ahmed Mohamed's clock to Amazon's new Fire TV and tablets…

Watch: Ariana Grande’s Britney Spears impression is freakishly spot-on

Ariana Grande proved to be the right person to play "Wheel of Musical Impressions" with on The Tonight Show on Sept. 15. The pop star wowed Jimmy Fallon with her accurate imitations of Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, and…