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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.
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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.

How UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey created ‘cuddly reggae’ by banishing bass

UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey have sold over 70 million albums to date, and their new record promises to up that total. We speak with the band about how it eliminated bass for its latest album, and why it works.

Apple patent describes headphones that flip upward to double as speakers

Apple's dreaming up wild and crazy headphones in the bowels of its engineering lab. These double as loudspeakers when flipped upward, effectively obviating the need for an external speakers.

Outdoor Tech announces two new wireless headphones built to survive the elements

Outdoor Tech specializes in Bluetooth audio accessories that can withstand the elements of the outside world. The company announced two new Bluetooth headphones to complement its existing lineup.

Want the perfect pair of headphones? Aiaiai uses your Spotify data to build them

AIAIAI has launched a new feature, using data from Spotify and Moodagent to help listeners instantly build the perfect pair of its modular TMA-2 headphones based on their Discover Weekly playlists.