E Street Band lead guitarist Nils Lofgren loves streaming. He just wants it to sound better

As both a solo musician and the leader of the Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, Nils Lofgren knows about balance. And digital music, he thinks, is all about balancing access with quality.

Amazon reportedly gearing up to take on Spotify with improved music service

Prime Music can't compete with Spotify, but that doesn't mean that Amazon can't. The company is reportedly working on a new standalone music streaming service, separate from Prime Music, in order to compete directly with Spotify and Apple…

Pandora adds new features to make it even easier to find the right music for you

Pandora might not be as popular as Spotify, but that hasn't stopped the company from moving forward, introducing new music discovery features as well as a mini player that sits at the bottom of the app.
Movies & TV

Sia, Natalie Portman, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots play Iko Iko in hilarious clip

Sia, Natalie, Portman, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots teamed up for a whiz-bang version of classic New Orleans tune Iko Iko, complete with matching black and white outfits all around.

Whoops! Tidal's botched leak forces Rihanna to release record early

Rihanna's eighth studio album, Anti, was accidentally leaked by Jay Z-owned streaming service Tidal, forcing the singer to make the album public early, with Rihanna giving out a free download code.
Home Theater

The latest Bluetooth speaker from Fluance is big, bold, and a little strange

Fluance's Fi30 and Fi50 Bluetooth speakers weren't exactly portable, but its latest goes even further. The Fi70 makes no bones about aiming for a permanent place in your living room.

More Grammys performances announced, including Carrie Underwood-Sam Hunt duet

The impressive roster of musicians performing at the 2016 Grammys is still growing. The Recording Academy announced three duets today that will pair six high-profile artists, including country's Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt.

From Swish to Waves: Kanye changes album title and hints at collaborators

Rapper Kanye West has changed the name of his upcoming album from Swish to Waves, added an extra track to the playlist, and will still release the new record on February 11 during New York Fashion Week.

Rihanna and Drake drop new single Work, but not on Spotify

Rihanna has released the first single off her upcoming album Anti, an electronic soul banger called Work that features Drake. Unfortunately, you won't find it on Spotify, YouTube, or SoundCloud at present

SoundCloud’s top charts help you discover hottest tracks, podcasts

SoundCloud has launched a number of new music and audio charts on its streaming service. Sorted by play count, the charts cover a range of music genres and make it easier to discover the most popular tracks and podcasts in one place.

Prime Stations and X-Ray Lyrics come to Amazon Prime Music users in the U.K.

When Amazon launched Prime Music in the U.K. last year, the service was lacking the Pandora-like Prime Stations feature that had recently been launched in the U.S. Now both that feature and X-Ray Lyrics have arrived.

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme release their second new track, Break Into Your Heart

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme didn't delay gratification much for their fans when it came to releasing the second track off their joint album Post Pop Depression. The song, called Break Into Your Heart, comes just days after the first…