Like the song you’re hearing at Starbucks? Now you can save it to Spotify

Last year Starbucks and Spotify announced a multiyear partnership, and now we're seeing the first fruits from that deal, including the ability to save songs you hear to Spotify, at over 7,500 Starbucks locations throughout the U.S.

Tidal charged former subscribers, automatically reactivated their accounts

Some former subscribers to the Tidal music streaming services were in for a shock yesterday, as they found their accounts automatically reactivated and the cards associated with the accounts charged $20.

Ice Cube: N.W.A. may reunite at Coachella this year

The Compton, CA-originated group N.W.A. brought gangsta rap to the mainstream in the late '80s. The group featured Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, MC Ren, DJ Yella, and Arabian Prince. 

Eagles co-founder and guitarist Glenn Frey has died at age 67

Glenn Frey died at 67 due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia. A co-founder of the Eagles, he co-wrote Hotel California and some of the group's other '70s soft rock hits. 
Home Theater

VR puts your eyes in another world; Sennheiser Ambeo brings your ears along

We sat down with Dr. Andreas Sennheiser to find out more about Sennheiser's new 3D immersive sound system, Ambeo. From VR gaming to surround sound recording, and everything in between, this comprehensive new system is all about immersion.

Blackstar, the final album from David Bowie, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200

Blackstar may be the final album from the late David Bowie, but it's also a first: the first album in the music legend's catalog to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, knocking Adele's 25 from the spot.

Don’t get bored, and don’t grow up. Matt and Kim lay out their simple rules

We sat down with the dynamic electric-pop duo, Matt and Kim, to discuss what makes their music and live performances so infectious. It turns out, the key to capturing fans is much simpler than you may have thought.

Apple will kill free iTunes Radio on January 29, pushes listeners to pay for Apple Music

Apple is doing away with its free, ad-supported iTunes Radio music service on January 29. If anyone wants to listen to Apple-owned online radio stations for free, Beats 1 will be their only choice.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: Build a fire-spewing Rubens’ Tube music visualizer for under $150

Like music? Like fire? Then you'll definitely want to build a Rubens' Tube, which turns a line of flames into an on-demand music visualizer using just basic principles of sound.

Bowie gets lightning bolt-shaped constellation in memoriam

Belgian radio station Studio Brussels and the MIRA Public Observatory worked together to give the late rock icon the 89th official constellation. The stars are in the shape of Bowie's iconic lightning bolt.

HBO's Vinyl will release episode soundtracks from artists like Otis Redding, Iggy Pop

Each episode will have a corresponding soundtrack release featuring music in or inspired by the upcoming episode of the show. Featured artists include Iggy Pop, Otis Redding, former New York Dolls' frontman David Johansen, and Chris…

Move over, Beatles: Weezer unveil their own White Album

California rock group Weezer have announced the fourth self-titled album in their color series, following up Red, Greed, and Blue with their own White Album, adding a fresh video to go with it.